Kathleen Scott (Voice, Ensembles)
Kathleen Scott is a conductor, voice teacher, voice coach, accompanist, stage director and masterclass teacher. She has been on the faculties of many conservatories and universities, including the Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia) where she was a voice coach, lecturer and administrator, Manhattan School of Music, Boston University, SUNY College at Purchase, Temple University and others.
She was the co-founder of Goliard Chamber Orchestra and Chorale (NYC). For four seasons she served on the music staff of the Wexford Opera Festival (Ireland). Her highly acclaimed voice studio, Studio Vivace, prepared many students for their ultimate acceptance into major conservatories and universities, such as Manhattan School of Music, the Eastman School, Boston Conservatory, the Hartt School of Music, Boston University, SUNY Potsdam, etc. Her coaching students have sung at the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera and on every continent. Among the operas she has conducted are: Lucia di Lammermoor and Faust, (Philadelphia), Albert Herring (Blossom Festival), Don Pasquale (NYC), The Magic Flute, Il Mondo Della Luna, and Amahl and the Night Visitors, as well as having performed dozens more from the piano.
Since moving to Maine from New York in 2008, she has taught at the University of Southern Maine, conducted The Marriage of Figaro (Washington, DC) and Hansel and Gretel (Hartford, CT) and given many masterclasses and recitals. For two seasons she was the Music Director of OperaMaine’s Young Artist Program and was on the faculty of Redwoods Opera Workshop in Mendocino, CA.
In 2009, Kathleen became Director of Music at Williston-Immanuel United Church. She lives in Scarborough with her husband, Jeff Turczyn.