Scott Locke

Scott Locke
Professor of Music
Telephone: 270.809.6444
Office:  Price Doyle Fine Arts  529

Clarinetist Scott Locke has presented solo and chamber music programs at the British Embassy, the Kennedy Center, Dartmouth College, San Jose State University, Earlham College, the University of Georgia, Arkansas State University, Illinois State University, Middle Tennessee State University, the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and on a six-concert tour of France.  He soloed with the Indianapolis Symphony as a Vistas in Performance winner in 1986.

From 1993-1995, he was guest artist at the Pacific Rim Summer Music Festival on Vancouver Island, Canada.  In 2004, he performed for the International Alliance of Women in Music at the National Museum for Women in the Arts.  In 2008, he presented a lecture recital at the Eighth International Festival of Women Composers at Indiana University of PennsylvaniaHis solo CD, Celestial Dreamscape was released on Everglade Records in 2008. 

Additional performances include those at the Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium, two International Clarinet Association Conferences, the International Computer Music Association Conference and regional CMS Conferences.  He made his Carnegie Hall debut in March 2005 performing John Steffa’s Canyon Music for clarinet and electronics.

Dr. Locke has published two biographies in Women in Music in America Since 1900:  an Encyclopedia, as well as contributed CD reviews to the Journal of the International Alliance of Women in Music, the Horn Call, and the International Clarinet Association Journal.


Currently, he is Associate Professor of Clarinet at Murray State University, is principal clarinetist in the Paducah Symphony Orchestra, and in summers, teaches at the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts.