Staff Assistant, Collaborative Piano, Piano Ensemble
B.M., State University of New York at Potsdam; M.M., University of Massachusetts
Scott Bailey is the Collaborative Pianist at Westfield State University where he serves the accompanying needs of student and faculty vocalists and instrumentalists. He has served as accompanist and instructor of piano at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. He served as Director of Choral Activities at Bay Path College and was the choir director for the Bay Path College Festival Choir trips to Prague, Munich, and Salzburg.
Scott is currently the music director at the Episcopal Church of the Atonement in Westfield, MA. He directs the adult choir, the handbell choir, and oversees the Choral Scholars program which hires Westfield State University students to sing in weekly services and events.
Scott has been certified as a Colleague of the American Guild of Organists, has served as Dean of the Berkshire Chapter AGO, and served on the board of directors for the Springfield Chapter AGO. He has presented organ concerts throughout western Massachusetts and has participated in a variety of outreach programs involving the pipe organ.
Scott accompanies the Hampshire Choral Society in Northampton, MA, Novi Cantori, a professional choral group who performs throughout the Pioneer Valley, and has performed with the Berkshire Concert Choir, the Cantilena Chamber Choir, and the Stockbridge Festival Choir. He is a freelance pianist, organist, and music director throughout western Massachusetts. Scott has been featured on the Albany Records recording Connections with saxophonist Lynn Klock.