Scott Metcalfe is an audio engineer and music technologist based in Baltimore, MD, where he is Director of Recording Arts and Sciences at the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, Associate Director of The Sleep Sound Project (Johns Hopkins Medicine) and Faculty Program Coordinator with Master of Arts in Film and Media. He has engineered hundreds of recordings in many different styles of music, with a primary focus on remote classical recording.
Projects include editing, mixing and mastering of orchestral and electronic music for the Sid Meier’s Civilization V series of video games; studio recordings with Robert Black, Morten Lauridsen, Voce, Concora, and many others; live performances by Renée Fleming and Sarah Chang with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Connecticut Opera and a solo recital at Yale University’s Battell Chapel with cellist Yo-Yo Ma. His work has been released internationally on numerous independent labels including Naxos, Mode Records, and Albany Records, and broadcast in the U.S., Europe and Australia.
Recently he was a guest on the nationally syndicated NPR program Talk of the Nation Science Friday and presented a lecture on recording formats to the Engineering Colloquium lecture series at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.
Prior to his appointment at Peabody he held faculty positions at The Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford; The Yale School of Drama, Yale University; and The Steinhardt School, New York University. He has also lectured abroad on audio engineering and music technology in South Korea, Scotland and England. He is currently under contract with Oxford University Press to co-author a book of music synthesis.