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Nathan Scott was born and educated in Newcastle. He completed his Bachelor of Music in 1997, graduating at the University of Newcastle after studying piano with Catherine Davis and Jerrard Herffernan. He also undertook subjects in Communication Studies (Sound and radio). He received further education at the SAE (School of Audio Engineering) International Technology College (Sydney) studying a Certificate IV in Audio Engineering. Nathan commenced lecturing in Music Technology at the Faculty of Music in 1998.


  • Master of Arts (Music), University of Newcastle, 19/08/2013
  • Graduate Certificate Practice of Tertiary Teaching, University of Newcastle, 12/12/2005
  • Certificate IV in Audio Engineering, SAE International Technology College - Sydney
  • Bachelor of Music, University of Newcastle, 07/05/1998


Research keywords

  • electronics and computers from a musical perspective

Research expertise

Nathan's interests lie in the use of electronics and computers from a musical perspective. He has experience with many software applications and the use of MIDI. He is familiar with aspects of multimedia and Internet website production. He has produced a number of localised compact discs and has experience in recording live classical performances, including working with the ABC on live national broadcasts.

Fields of Research

190406Music Composition40
190407Music Performance40
130313Teacher Education And Professional Development Of Educators20


Teaching keywords

  • multimedia and Internet website production.


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Conference (2 outputs)

2013Scott NB, 'ICT and Music Education: A Study Examining the Digital Literacy of Secondary School Music Teachers', Redefining the musical landscape: Inspired learning and innovation in music education - XIX National Conference Proceedings, Canberra (2013) [E1]
2013Vella RJ, Walsh L, Scott NB, Redhead T, 'A Report on Collaborative Music Making at the University of Newcastle Conservatorium of Music', Redefining the musical landscape: Inspired learning and innovation in music education - XIX National Conference Proceedings, Canberra (2013) [E1]

Creative Work (1 outputs)

2013Scott NB, Matthias PV, Gallus J, Haec Est Dies (arranged for three telematically-linked pipe organs), The Harold Lobb Concert Hall, Newcastle, NSW., Newcastle (2013) [J2]

Co-authors: Philip Matthias

Thesis / Dissertation (1 outputs)

2013Scott NB, A Study Examining the ICT Literacy Levels of Music Educators in the New South Wales Department of Education & Training, The University of Newcastle (2013)

Co-authors: Phillip McIntyre


Grants and Funding

No funding.


Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions2
Total current UoN Masters EFTSL0.3
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.1

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142016M Philosophy (Music)Co-SupervisorRemixing and Re-interpretation of Classics: Relevance and Attributes
20092013PhD (Music)Co-SupervisorSynchronous and Asynchronous Online Learning: Developing New Music Teaching Strategies for Beginner to Advanced Pianists

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014M Philosophy (Music)Principal SupervisorAcoustic Phenomena as a Model for Music Composition

Mr Nathan Scott

Work Phone(02) 4921 8922
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School of Creative Arts
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaMusic
The Conservatorium of Music,
The Conservatorium
Cnr Laman and Auckland Street
Newcastle NSW 2300