Scott Smith, Choral Associate, is a native of Chicago, IL, He has made Atlanta his home since 1992. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Scott has enjoyed many different aspects of music. Scott has been a member of many different choirs including The Soul Children of Chicago, University of Illinois Concert & Chamber Choirs, Augustana College Handel Oratorio Society, Chordbusters, The Michael O’Neal Singers, St. Mark UMC Chancel Choir, Summer Singers of Atlanta, Just Voices and the William Baker, now Lynn Swanson, Festival Singers. Scott has performed the role of Joe in “Showboat”, Andy Lee in “42nd Street” and Balthazar in “Amahl and the Night Visitors” and he has published a setting of the spiritual “Nobody Knows the Trouble I See” through Amber Waves.
Scott stepped on the podium for the first time as a conductor in 1997 when he took on the role of choral assistant for the 125-member Summer Singers of Atlanta. He continues to serve in the capacity of trustee emeritus and choral assistant for the William Baker Choral Foundation’s Atlanta ensembles.
Scott is employed by IBM and lives in Southwest Atlanta with his partner Mark. When he’s not singing, Scott enjoys cooking, gardening and growing orchids.