Scott Stroman is a uniquely broad musician: a prolific composer, a conductor of orchestras and choirs, a trombonist and singer, and a renowned and popular educator in jazz, classical and world music. Born in America, he has lived in London since 1982. He works regularly with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and directs their unique Renga cross-genre ensemble. He has also worked with the London Sinfionetta, Northern Sinfonia, Western Sinfonia, Young Sinfonia, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, English Chamber Orchestra, BBC Radio Orchestra, Stars of New York City Ballet, the choreographer Shobana Jayasingh and many orchestras, choirs, youth orchestras and jazz orchestras in the UK and Europe.
As director of the OPUS 20 String Ensemble, Britain’s leading performers of 20th century music for strings, he has premiered dozens of new works. As a conductor of orchestras, choirs and opera his repertoire stretches from early to modern music. He is Director of the London Jazz Orchestra and London’s multi-stylistic choir Eclectic voices, and sings in the Stroman- Jönsson International Project, which recently released a new CD Project Two. As a jazz performer and arranger he has worked with Billy Cobham, Youssou N’Dour, Phil Collins, Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Wheeler, and many others. Scott has been a Professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, since 1983, and was Head of its jazz course, renowned as one of the leading in Europe, from 1984-2008.
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