Arts Director

August 1, 2007

Scott Lindroth, Kevin D. Gorter Associate Professor of music and chair of Duke's music department, was named the university's first vice provost for the arts. As vice provost, he will help to enhance programming, the curriculum, and cross-disciplinary collaboration in the arts; advise the provost; and oversee arts facilities.

Lindroth graduated from the Eastman School of Music and earned a master's degree and a doctorate from the Yale School of Music before coming to Duke in 1990. A composer, he recently collaborated with Anya Belkina, assistant professor of the practice of visual arts, on Awaken, a piece for live musicians, electronic sound, and video.