Born in Halifax, Scott Macmillan enjoys a stellar reputation in Nova Scotia and abroad for his unusual versatility working in the fields of classical, pop, jazz, blues and celtic music. He is equally at home on the podium, in the studio or behind a guitar, Scott is in great demand as a conductor, performer, composer/arranger and producer Working professionally for more than 25 years he has played an integral role in widening the audience for the music of Atlantic Canada both nationally and internationally. Acknowledged by Rita MacNeil at the 2005 ECMA Awards as an integral contributor to her success, Scott has played an equally pivotal role in the rise of the Rankin Family Band and the Nova Scotia Mass Choir. For his contributions Scott received a Doctor of Letters from Cape Breton University in 1997. Scott's unique innovative and creative talent to explore music's vast mosaic makes him an exhilarating and energetic musical force whose performances are always fresh.