Biography

Virginia Aurora Scott: composer, pianist, improviser, teacher born in Glasgow, Scotland 1948. Graduated at Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Glasgow 1968 in Piano and Cello. Further study in pianoforte in Italy St Cecilia/ Rome and privately with Carlo Vidusso/ Milan. Compositionally self taught with meaningful input from Robin Barr (RSAMD ) and Gywn Pritchard.

Varied musical experience as Mellotronist for Beggars Opera Progressive Rock band, songwriter/ session musician for British Lion Music, tutor of piano, cello and composition at own practise and Renfrewshire County Council Music Dept. Scotland and Trinity College Carmarthen St Davids University of Wales.

Composing, improvising collaborations with members of Beggars Opera, Andrew Keeling, Rainer Burke live and online amongst others. Solo improvisation experimental and multi media projects for Roland Digital Piano / Logic https://lindykarpestra.bandcamp.com

 

Key Written Works:

How the Song Grows: solo oboe d'amore for Jennifer Porcas  (24.42 )  in 3 movements

Celtic Dreams: oboe/ cor anglais and bassoon for Three Reeds (9.17 )

Skydancer: flute/ guitar for Lynne Plowmann and Sally Hillier ( Arts Council Wales Commission ) 12.13

Eyes Completely Open (Bowie Transcription): solo oboe for Katherine Pluygers (Coma workshop ) 9.53

The Fading Sun: solo piano (Boosey and Hawkes ) 2 mins

Terma:  2 pianos (Huddersfield Festival ) Rainer Burke Robert Ruhle 10.09

Moss Heights: solo piano 13 pieces ( 27 mins)

Live performance venues include: BMIC London, Huddersfield Festival, Ucheldre Centre Angelsey, Bangor Cathedral Wales, Norwegian Church Cardiff.

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