Scott St. John Violin


Violinist Scott St. John is the Director of Chamber Music at The Colburn School in Los Angeles. He leads the chamber music programs in the Colburn School’s degree-granting Conservatory of Music and pre-college Music Academy. Scott is Concertmaster of the innovative ROCO Chamber Orchestra in Houston, Texas, and returns frequently to the summertime Marlboro Music Festival in Vermont.

Scott was a member of the St. Lawrence String Quartet and faculty member at Stanford University for seven years, from 2006 – 2013, and toured regularly in the US and around the world. From 1999 – 2006, Scott was Associate Professor of Violin at University of Toronto, and founded the Felix Galimir Chamber Music Award for U of T students.

St. John’s Carnegie debut was in 1988, followed by the Young Concert Artists Award in 1989. Throughout his career he has played solo concertos, recitals, and an enormous variety of chamber music around the world. A recording of Mozart’s Symphonia Concertante with his sister Lara St. John won a Juno Award for best recording.

Scott began his violin studies at age three in London Canada and is a graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music.