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2022 UK, 2017

Scott Wilson


Conductor; Head of Orchestra Learning & Director of Conducting Fellowship – Youth Orchestras, Americas' OAcademy; Conducting Teacher – Guildhall School of Music; Former Zander Fellow – Boston Philharmonic Orchestra; Former Artist in Residence & Conducting Fellow – Guildhall School of Music and Drama; Former Percussion – Sanforka Ensemble


London-based Australian conductor Scott Wilson was Zander Fellow with the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Artist in Residence at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Conducting Fellow at the Guildhall School. His musicianship is founded on the pedagogical traditions of Ilya Musin and Nadia Boulanger, which he received under the mentorship of his principal teachers Sian Edwards and Norman Beedie. He studied with Kurt Masur in Sweden, Gianluigi Gelmetti in Italy, Johannes Fritzsch in Australia, and Ed Spanjaard in Hungary.

Scott Wilson is Head of Orchestra Learning for the Youth Orchestras of the Americas’ OAcademy, Director of the OAcademy’s Conducting Fellowship, and a conducting teacher within the Youth and Adult Learning Department at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He has taught at the Royal College of Music, Trinity College of Music Junior Department, and the Aldeburgh Young Musicians Programme.

As a percussionist he specialises in contemporary solo and chamber repertoire. He has worked with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Shakespeare Company, and at the Royal National Theatre.

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