Scott began teaching music lessons at the age of 15 and became a full-time professional musician at age 17 when he
was a Junior in High School. He received his Bachelor of Music Degree from
Midwestern State University in 1977 with a major in theory and composition, and
a primary performance concentration in clarinet.
teaches students at ScottSound Music Monday through Friday. His areas of
discipline on all levels are as follows: Fretted instruments - tenor, plectrum
and 5-string banjo, guitar, bass, mandolin & uke; Woodwinds - flute, clarinet and
sax; Music Theory - scoring, arranging, producing and song
Scott also teaches brass, strings and percussion to a secondary level.
Scott's students have been consistent winners of the
Fretted Instrument Guild of America's scholarship awards and many have gone on
to become professional musicians, educators, and
directors. He has authored two banjo methods, taught workshops for the Tennessee Banjo Institute in Nashville, TN and served
as Dean of the International Banjo College in Guthrie, OK from 2001 - 2005.
Scott also provides
successful music programs for
north Dallas private schools. He is currently Band Director for Levine Academy.