Mr. Scott Hill


Scott Hill

SAA Member


Stamford, CT
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Scott Hill has taught students ranging in age from six to seventy for over 25 years. He has given innumerable educational outreach concerts and lectures as well as holding residencies at festivals, schools, colleges, and universities thought the US, Canada, and Europe. His students have gone on to study at major universities and conservatories and have won major guitar competitions in the US and Europe. Mr. Hill specializes in chamber music coaching for guitar ensemble and for guitar with other instruments or voice. 
He has performed with orchestras, choirs, instrumentalists, and vocalists throughout Canada, United States, Europe, and South America. He has won the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Adventurous Programming award, the World Cultural Initiative Laureate Prize, numerous commissioning grants, and is a Canada Arts Council recipient. He has collaborated with varied instrumentalists and ensembles such as bandoneon player, Daniel Binelli, Cuarteto Latinoamericano, the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra and the Voce Choir of Hartford. He has premiered over seventy pieces of new music, most recently giving the Canadian premiere of Richard Harvey’s Concerto Antico for Guitar and Small Orchestra; pieces for solo guitar by David MacBride, and Sergio Berchenko; and chamber music by Javier Contreras, Guillermo Zalcman, Povilas Syrrist-Gelgota, and Karina Contreras. Mr. Hill has an ongoing interest in choral literature and to date has premiered 10 new works for the genre in addition to dozens of performances of standard rep such as Ramirez’, Misa Criolla. In addition to his work with Alturas Duo, he was a Play USA, Carnegie Hall Lead Teaching Artist for the INTEMPO Organization based in Stamford, CT where he also maintains a private teaching studio. Mr. Hill earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in music from Lakehead University and a master’s degree in Guitar Performance and a Graduate Professional Diploma in chamber performance from the Hartt School of Music.