Scott Giles Biography

I was born inside of music
and I compose my way out
into the tactile world.


Scott Giles is a composer and conductor who has written symphonies, concerti, string quartets, two operas and sonatas for numerous instruments as well as a host of other Classical, Jazz, and ethnic works. He was director of The August Ensemble for six years where, along with his own music he performed the great works of the classical composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Berlioz, Bartok, Ravel and others.

Dr. Giles also claims the great and rare honour of having a plaster bust (yes, plain white plaster, not even spray-painted gold) of himself in a music conservatory in Egypt. He has no idea why or how that occurred. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Scott has PhDs in Music Composition and History as well as other degrees in Psychology, Canadian Studies, Journalism and Communications. He doesn't remember how all of that came about (particularly that Canadian Studies thing!) He plays the violin, viola, cello, clarinets and saxophones and the piano. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
He plans to write music for the movies and is at present setting up his studio. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Scott Giles is also an artist, published writer and poet and is currently engaged in several projects.


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