While in Chicago, Scott sang for six years with St. Luke’s Choir of Men & Boys, Richard Webster,director; five years with His Majesties’ Clerkes (re-named Bella Voce), Richard Childress & Anne Heider, co-directors; and two years with Music of the Baroque, Thomas Wickman, Director.
In 1991, Scott took up a dual post at the Wells Cathedral Music School in Somerset, England, where he taught academic music and trained the boy and girl choristers at Wells Cathedral in weekly voice lessons. He also sang as a soloist and regular member of the Wells Cathedral Choir until his return to the States in 1995. Scott has been a soloist throughout Europe and South America performing with various orchestras, including the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the City of London Sinfonia, singing such roles as the tenor in Britten’s War Requiem and the Evangelist roles in Bach’s St.Matthew and St. John Passions.
In addition to his work as director of the Grand Rapids Choir of Men and Boys, Scott is also on the music faculty at Grand Rapids Community College. Scott and his wife Jane reside in Cascade. Their three sons, Ryan, James and Christopher, are former RSCM choristers. Will grandson, Benjamin, be a future chorister?