Scott uses this concept to take apart the music and allow these different short pieces to focus on and experiment with one or more specific elements of what is traditionally considered Music.
Tinnio Ergo Sum Press
Scott’s Handbell Music
“I ring therefore I am”
Most of Scott’s handbell music is available here.
Teachers of the teachers of Scott’s composition teachers. Click to see Scott’s composition teacher lineage.
Divine Liturgy of St. John
Scott’s musical setting of the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, the liturgy used on most Sundays in the Orthodox Christian and Eastern Catholic Church
Scott is a member of ASCAP, Mensa, the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), the Academic Library Association of Ohio, and sometime member of: the Music Library Association, the Indiana Library Federation, the Handbell Musicians of America (was AGEHR), and the Knights of Columbus.
Scott received his M.M. degree in composition in 2010, almost exactly twenty years after earning his bachelor’s degree in theory/composition. His composition teachers have included Michael Schelle, Frank Felice, and Richard N. Stewart.
Scott has been composer-in-residence for Embellish and Circle City Ringers handbell ensembles and he has written or arranged over 40 handbell pieces. In all music, he enjoys experimenting with new techniques and always loves humor. If you wish to acquire, perform, or commission a piece, handbell or otherwise, his contact information is listed at the bottom of this page.
Scott also maintains a humor website: Pfitz’s Pfunnies
and does personal genealogy research: RoyaltyLinks
Ensembles & Solos
Mostly a capella
Original Handbell Music
Another 20+ arrangements
Wind Ensemble/Band Music
Final projects for Bachelor's & Master's degrees