Scott Brickman (b. 1963, Oak Park IL) is passionate about sport and his Baltic and Slavic ancestry and culture. A cancer survivor, he has run 5k and 10k races in both the United States and Canada and anticipates adding Europe to that list. Starting in 2018, he has attended summer school at the University of Latvia in Riga, studying Latvian Language and Culture.
Brickman received his education at the University of Wisconsin (B.M. 1987) and Brandeis University (Ph.D. 1996) where he studied with Pulitzer Prize winning composer Yehudi Wyner.
Currently he is Professor of Music and Education at the University of Maine at Fort Kent where he has taught since 1997. Though scholarship has not been the focus of his activities, he recently presented papers on set theory, jazz history, and music education in Strasbourg, France, Lviv, Ukraine, and Liepaja, Latvia respectively. His orchestral music has been performed and recorded by ensembles in Croatia, Czechia, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine.