David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences

Scott MacLeod

Assistant Professor of Voice
High Point University

Dr. Scott R. MacLeod is assistant professor of voice and co-chair of the HPU vocal division. He maintains an active career as singer, conductor, and clinician. He provides individual voice training, teaches opera and musical theatre techniques, and serves as music director for HPU musical theatre productions. As a solo performer, he has appeared in a variety of venues nationally and abroad, including: Central City Opera, Opera Omaha, Opera North, Utah Festival Opera, Mobile Opera, Duluth Festival Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Greensboro Opera, the Center for Contemporary Opera, Opera on the James, the Tucson Symphony, the North Carolina Symphony, and the National Symphony of Costa Rica. He made his Carnegie Hall solo debut in Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the New York Chamber Orchestra in March 2009. Recent performances include Messiah with the Coro Sinfónico Nacional in Costa Rica, John Adams’ The Wound Dresser with the North Carolina Symphony, the Bach Magnificat and Cantata 80 with the Eastern Music Festival, and the debut reading of Jiří Kadeřábek’s Kafka’s Women with the New York Center for Contemporary Opera. He is chorus master for the North Carolina Opera and serves on the leadership committee of the ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) National Youth Choir, which travels to China in July 2014. In May 2014 he will lead a class trip to Salzburg, Prague, and Vienna to study Mozart’s life and impact on modern society. He holds degrees from Northwestern University, Florida State University, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.


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