About the Conductor

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L. Brett Scott

L. Brett Scott is an associate professor in the Ensembles and Conducting Division at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music. He directs the CCM Chorale and teaches conducting and literature at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Brett Scott, CCM, ChoralBefore joining the University of Cincinnati faculty, Scott was assistant professor of music and director of choral activities at the University of Rochester, where he directed the University of Rochester Chamber Singers and the Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs. As assistant professor of conducting and ensembles at the Eastman School of Music, he taught choral techniques at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Originally from Canada, Scott has received national attention as a conductor and collaborative pianist in his home country. An acknowledged expert and advocate for contemporary choral music, he has lectured at regional and national conventions and at universities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. He has published articles in the Choral Journal, American Choral Review, Anacrusis, and International Choral Bulletin. He is currently the editor of the Research Memorandum Series and an associate editor of the Choral Scholar. He is the student and educational affairs columnist for Anacrusis, published by the Association of Canadian Choral Communities. He also is vice-president of the National Collegiate Choral Organization.