Director - Steve Scott
Steve Scott is a Ph.D. student in vocal pedagogy at the University of Kansas where he teaches singing and conducting; his research interests include voice dosimetry, listener preferences for singer’s formant in choral music (particularly a-Capella singing), and the barbershop singing voice. This year, in addition to being a conducting clinician for various Barbershop events and being on faculty at Harmony University, Steve will present his research on barbershop singing at several regional, national, and international research and education conventions. He has taught choir and voice at the college level for several years and maintains a robust teaching schedule of private voice students. Steve started singing barbershop at the age of 11, currently serves as the chair of the Barbershop Harmony Society Chorus Director Development committee, and is happy to be the newly appointed director of Voices of America chapter in St. Joseph, Mo. He holds a MM in conducting and MA in vocal pedagogy from The Ohio State University. Steve makes his home with wife and daughter in Lawrence, Kan.