Adjunct guitar professor Scott Elliott graduated cum laude from the Berklee College of Music with a Diploma in Professional Music in 1979, and holds a Master’s Degree in Music Theory from Duquesne University in 1987. He also has postgraduate studies in Music Theory at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati (1987-90). Prof. Elliott studied classical guitar with Dr. Nels Leonard, Jr. and Lance Gunderson, and jazz guitar with Bill Breshnahan, Jon Damian, Brett Willmott, Joe Negri, and Gene Bertoncini.
Prof. Elliott has also served as instructor of guitar at Frostburg State University (1997-2006), and holds positions at WVU, Washington & Jefferson College (PA), the Upper St. Clair Country Club in Pittsburgh (staff), Pittsburgh Musical Theatre (first chair guitarist), and WV Public Theatre. Recent performing credits include Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Michael Feinstein, Patti LuPone, The Platters, Bernadette Peters, James Galway, Chaka Khan, and many other internationally acclaimed artists and “Broadway Series” national tours.
Scott Elliott is an Artist Endorsee for Moonstone Guitars, John Pearse Strings, AER Amplifiers, Bogner Amplifiers, and Radial Engineering.