Jon Scoville

Faculty Emeritus


 Jon Scoville was, for 40 years, the music director of the Modern Dance program. Additionally he taught and accompanied in the U.S., Europe, South America, and Asia. His scores have been commissioned by Alwin Nikolais, Murray Louis, Tran Chan of Brazil, Laura Dean, the Oakland Ballet, the Pickle Family Circus, the Høvik Ballet of Norway, Compagnie Hors Taxes of Paris, the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, and various faculty in the dance program. Jon is a recipient of a California Arts Council Composer’s Fellowship and grants from the Salt Lake Arts Commission and Santa Cruz Arts Council. He is a co-author of Sound Designs, a book about the design and construction of musical instruments.

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