CCM Assistant Professor of Ensembles and Conducting L. Brett Scott was recently elected Vice President of the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO), a service organization dedicated to the needs of collegiate-level choirs and their conductors.
This is not the first position of honor for Scott, who also served as Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at the University of Rochester, Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and Assistant Conductor to the 2000 National Youth Choir of Canada. Scott is also a proud alumnus of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, having received his doctorate in choral conducting at CCM.
As a conductor and a collaborative pianist, Scott has been nationally broadcast in his home country of Canada. Since coming to the U.S. he has lectured in various venues on contemporary Canadian choral music. His articles on Canadian composers have been published in Anacrusis, the American Choral Review, the Research Memorandum Series and most recently the Choral Journal.
The NCCO exists to serve the specific needs of university and collegiate choral conductors by providing a national forum for their collegiate choruses to perform, by offering lectures and promoting repertoire suitable to their interests, and by aiding them in their professional development and program growth through performance as well as scholarly and research opportunities.