Scott McAllister

From Wind Repertory Project
Scott McAllister


Scott McAllister (b. 1969, Vero Beach, Fla.) is an American composer and educator.

Mr. McAllister completed his doctorate in composition at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, and his undergraduate degrees in performance and composition from The Florida State University.

McAllister has received numerous commissions, performances, and awards throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has also been featured at the Aspen, Chautauqua, and The Prague/American Institute Summer Festivals. McAllister has received awards, performances, and/or commissions from ASCAP, The American Composers Orchestra, The Rascher Quartet, I Musici de Montreal, Charles Neidich, The Verdehr Trio, Jacksonville Symphony, Da Camera, The Ladislav Kubik Competition, The United States New Music Ensemble, The President's Own Marine Band, The Florida Arts Council, and The Florida Bandmaster's Association.

Scott McAllister is professor of composition at Baylor University.

Works for Winds


  • Coleman, Randall O. "Gone." In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 10, Compiled and edited by Richard Miles, 586-591. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2015.
  • Jagow, Shelley M. "Love Songs for Symphonic Band." In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 9, edit. & comp. by Richard Miles, 582-597. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2013.
  • Lydmusic
  • Scott McAllister. Wikipedia. Accessed 23 July 2023