Scott Wilson is Conducting Teacher at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama Junior Department. Formerly he was Director of Instrumental and Vocal Studies at one of the United Kingdom’s leading secondary schools for music, Dame Alice Owen’s School. As a guest teacher, he has worked at the Royal College of Music, the Guildhall School of Music and Trinity College of Music Junior Department. He has led workshops for the Southbank Centre, Barbican Centre, and Glyndebourne Festival Opera and has given Masterclasses at numerous U.K. universities.
In 2017 he led a seven day conducting course for the Aldeburgh Young Musicians Programme and he conducted the Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra in a performance focusing on music by Australian composers with soloist Piers Lane.
Scott Wilson is a passionate advocate of youth and community music-making. Throughout his apprenticeship he directed performances of community and university orchestras throughout the United Kingdom, most frequently with Abbots Langley Orchestra, Hounslow Symphony Orchestra, Imperial College String Orchestra, and Kingston Philharmonia, with each of whom he was Music Director.