Russell Scott has been in the music industry, professionally, for over 35 years working in the worlds of Classical and Musical Theatre. He is not only a Producer and Musical Director but an accomplished Singer and Vocal Coach.
He has performed all over the world, as a soloist and appeared with leading choirs and orchestras. With over 100,000 record sales across his 4 solo albums, he’s also appeared on countless film soundtracks, opera, pop and musical theatre recordings.
He has produced a number of hugely successful shows across the UK including: ‘An Evening of Don Black’; ‘An Evening of Tim Rice’; ‘The Wonderful World of Ashman, Menken and Schwartz’; and ‘From Stage And Screen… And Back Again!’ which raised over £15,000 for charity. He produced the critically acclaimed ‘Godspell In Concert’ at the Lyric Theatre in London’s West End in 2014 which went on to tour the UK in 2015.
Russell is Musical Director of Next Stage Choir and Waddesdon Manor Choir. Specialising in performance, he regularly directs masterclasses and workshops. He has worked extensively with choirs and ensembles around the UK including the acclaimed Military Wives Choir.
He founded the UK Choir Festival in 2016 and now produces the festival in 6 locations across the UK. The festival gives choirs the opportunity to learn, develop and perform with some of the best workshop leaders in the UK.
Russell is a hugely sought after professional who has exceptional passion, enthusiasm, and dedication to the industry. His platform, ‘A Life In Music’, is aimed at performers who strive to be the best they can be, and can be found at www.alifeinmusic.com.
His vision in life is to help people be the very best they can be; creating opportunities and supporting our communities.
As governor he aims to give our children the very best opportunities in education, in music & the arts, and in life