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Scott Youngs (Piano, Organ, Choral Conductor)

Born: USA

The American pianist, organist and choral conductor, Scott Alan Youngs, received his bachelor's degree from the University of North Texas, and his master's degree from the University of Hartford, with additional studies in France with Jean Langlais, and Theodore Paraschivescu, and in Switzerland with Guy Bovet.

Scott Youngs has appeared as both pianist and organist throughout Europe, South America, and the USA. He serves as Director of Music at All Saints' Episcopal Church in Phoenix. The choirs of All Saints' have appeared under his direction in England, Russia, Wales, Ireland, and Italy. They currently have six CD’as available ranging from Christmas selections, to Irish Ballads, to Gregorian Chant, and one DVD of their Italian tour. Youngs also directs the Women's Chant Choir, as well as the Chorister Program at All Saints' Episcopal Day School (Boys Choir, Girls Choir). Scott is the founder and director of American Bach, a seven year series of the Bach cantatas which culminated this year with the St. Matthew Passion (BWV 244) on Good Friday. American Bach now becomes the Arizona Bach Festival (Phoenix Bach Festival) and will take on a new mission in the community.

Source: CAZ-AGO Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (September 2012)

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