A new comer to Charleston, Scott is veteran performer of over 30 years in the greater Chicago and southern Wisconsin areas. He studied music education and performance at Illinois State University where he was the recipient of the Benny Kemp Scholarship for outstanding scholarship, merit and talent and was a regional finalist in the 1985 National Association of Teachers of Singing competition. Scott’s singing talents include a variety of genres spanning opera, oratorio, musical theater and jazz. He has been a frequent soloist and guest artist with the Rockford Symphony Orchestra, Bach Chamber Choir, the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center, Elgin Opera, Fresco Opera, Clock Tower Dinner Theater, Lincolnshire Marriot Theater, New American Theater, Artist’s Ensemble Theater, and Starlight Theater. Most recently he appeared with Small Opera Company and with the Taylor Festival Choir. An accomplished actor, orator and voice over artist, Scott has appeared in industrial films, television and radio commercials and in many acting roles on stage. As a director, Scott served for many years as the Director of Music for Holy Family Church, the Director of the Diocesan Chorale for the Diocese of Rockford, the Director of Music at Grace Lutheran Church, the Director of Music for St. Bridget Church, Musical Director at Starlight Theater, and the Director of the Sveas Soner (Sons of Sweden) Men’s Chorus in Rockford.