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Scott Watkins - composer: Works

Jacksonville University Films "Fanfare"

Composed and recorded by the JU Orchestra, 2009. Hear it on the "music" tab.

A Passenger to Bali

An opera in three acts, based upon the play of the same name by Ellis St. Joseph.

In One Brow of Woe

Feature, Drama, Orchestra (2011) - ready for screening: Nov. 4, 7:30pm - Nov. 5, 3pm - JU Campus, Swisher Theater

From the Diary of Jonathan Harker

*in progress* text by Bram Stoker/Orson Welles, for baritone and piano, 2010

Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra

*in progress*, 2010

Atlas of Remote Islands

Three Symphonic Poems for Soprano and Orchestra
1. Antipodes Island
2. Southern Thule
3. Howland Island

Scheduled premiere: March 2012, Jacksonville University Orchestra, Kimberly Beasley, soprano, Scott Watkins, conductor

Whitman Symphony

Three Poems of Walt Whitman for baritone and orchestra, 2010

Walking Through Fires

Feature, Drama, Orchestra and small ensemble, 2010

Suite 228

Feature, Drama - Psychological Thriller (based upon Sartre's "No Exit"), Orchestra, 2009


Feature, Drama - Psychological Thriller (based upon Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler"), Orchestra and Chorus, 2008

Soul in the Machine

Short, Science Fiction, Piano, Violin, Viola, Percussion, 2008

Handle With Care

Short Science Fiction, Violin and Piano, 2008

The 39 Steps - September 21, 2014

Inspired by the music composed by Robert Montgomery (Lux Radio Theater Theme), and Louis Silvers, this original music captures the spirit of early American radio drama of the 1930s. Performances October 3 & 4 at Jacksonville University's Terry Concert Hall.

"Hedda Gabler" - May 9, 2013

Working on a new opera!

"Dracula" - May 9, 2013

A recreation of Bernard Hermann's musical score to the 1938 Orson Welles/CBS radio drama. Performed at Jacksonville University (directed by Deborah Jordan) October 28 & 30, 2012.

"Eurydice" - May 9, 2013

Incidental music for Sarah Ruhl's play. Orchestration: wordless chorus, piano, piccolo, bassoon, cello.

Fourth Jacksonville University feature film! - May 9, 2013

"Malfi U" is JU's fourth feature film. I've just started working on it. Smallish orchestration (strings, piano, piccolo, oboe, horn, bassoon). Recording in September.

"Fanfare" for Oboe and Viola - May 9, 2013

Premiere performance by Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra musicians Eric and Ellen Olson, "Fanfare" will be heard for the first time May 12, 2013. It is the first of four planned movements from "Suite" for Oboe and Viola (1. Fanfare, 2. Invention, 3. Serenade, 4. Dance).

"War of the Worlds" - February 7, 2011

Bernard Hermann's arrangements from Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre on the Air radio broadcast from October 30, 1938 - recreated for use in a live recreation of the radio drama. Contact Mr. Watkins for rental details.

Conversations for Two Flutes and Piano - February 2, 2011


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