Brett Scott is Assistant Professor of Ensembles and Conducting at the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music, where he directs the select CCM Chorale and teaches conducting and literature at the graduate and undergraduate level. Dr. Scott’s previous position was at the University of Rochester and Eastman School of Music, where he taught undergraduate and graduate conducting, and directed the University of Rochester Glee Clubs and Chamber Singers.
Originally from Canada, he has received national broadcast as a conductor in that country. An acknowledged expert on and advocate for contemporary choral music, Brett has lectured at regional and national conventions in the United States and Canada. He has published articles in the Choral Journal, American Choral Review, Anacrusis and the Research Memorandum Series, and conducted several regional, national, and world premieres. He has recently been appointed editor of the Research Memorandum Series, published by Chorus America. Brett received his Doctor of Music Arts at the College Conservatory of Music in 2002, and currently lives in Cincinnati with his wife Krista and children Aedhan, Colum and Kenna.