Scott B. Metcalfe

Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins, Severna Park, MD, USA

Professor Scott B. Metcalfe is an audio engineer and music technologist based in Baltimore, MD where he is the director of Recording Arts and Sciences and chair of Music Engineering and Technology at the Peabody Institute, program coordinator for the sound concentration of the MA degree in Film and Media, and associate director of The Sound Sleep Studio (research facility of The Sleeping Brain Lab, at Johns Hopkins Hospital). In 2017, Oxford University Press published his first book Creating Sounds from Scratch. He has engineered hundreds of recordings in many different styles of music, with a primary focus on classical recording. Recent projects include editing, mixing and mastering of orchestral and electronic music for the Sid Meier’s Civilization V series of video games. He has been a guest on the nationally syndicated NPR program Talk of the Nation Science Friday, presented a lecture at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, and has presented lectures and workshops abroad in South Korea, Scotland and England.