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Dr. Scott Lipscomb

Director, School of Music and Dance

Dr. Scott Lipscomb

Office: M111D
(619) 594-6037
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B.M., 1983; Jazz Performance; University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.A., 1990; Systematic Musicology; University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., 1995; Systematic Musicology; University of California, Los Angeles


 

Dr. Scott Lipscomb is the Director of the School of Music and Dance. Prior to his appointment, Dr. Lipscomb was serving as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Director of Graduate Studies at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Previously he was Associate Director of the School of Music, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Professor of Music at the University of Minnesota.  During his tenure at the University of Minnesota, he was also Interim Director of the School of Music and headed the school’s Division of Music Education and Music Therapy.


Lipscomb’s primary areas of research include the facilitation of music learning through technology, and the incorporation of music across the K-12 curriculum, along with interactive instructional media development, sound for multimedia, website design, and multimedia cognition.  A frequent presenter at regional, national, and international conferences, he is currently editor of the Journal of Technology in Music Learning, and his research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Lipscomb is past-President for the Association for Technology in Music Instruction, and he has served on the boards of the Society for Music Perception & Cognition and the Technology Institute for Music Educators, while also chairing the Technology Institute for Music Educators’ research committee.


Lipscomb earned his B.M. at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and his M.A. and Ph.D. at University of California, Los Angeles.