David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences

Scott MacLeod

Scott MacLeodAssistant Professor of Voice
Director of Vocal Studies
(336) 841-9557
Hayworth Fine Arts 210


Baritone Scott MacLeod has appeared in a variety of venues nationally and abroad, including: Opera North, Utah Festival Opera, Opera Omaha, Central City Opera, Mobile Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Greensboro Opera, Piedmont Opera, Opera on the James, Eastern Music Festival, New York Center for Contemporary Opera, Tucson Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, National Symphony of Costa Rica, and Carnegie Hall.

His performances have spanned classical and musical theatre genres. Notable roles include the title characters in Don Giovanni and Gianni Schicchi, Giuseppe in The Gondoliers,Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro, Gaylord Ravenal in Show Boat, Fred/Petruchio in Kiss Me, Kate, and Miles Gloriosus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Concert work includes Requiem by Mozart, Brahms and Fauré, Handel Messiah, Orff Carmina Burana, Saint-Seans Christmas Oratorio, and Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem and Five Mystical Songs. Recent performances include Fredrik in A Little Night Music with Piedmont Opera, Hérode in L’enfance du Christ with the North Carolina Master Chorale, soloist in the North Carolina Symphony 2016 Independence Day Tour, and the debut of the J. Mark Scearce song cycle Keeping Things Whole in Prague, Czech Republic.

MacLeod is Assistant Professor of Voice and co-Director of Vocal Studies in the music department at High Point University, where he provides individual voice training, teaches opera and musical theatre techniques, and serves as music director for HPU opera and musical theatre productions. He served as HPU faculty leader for the Prague Institute in spring semester 2015 and was a guest artist/lecturer at Shaoguan University (Guangdong, China) in 2016. He is also chorus master for the North Carolina Opera. He holds degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Florida State University, and Northwestern University.


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