Mr. Scott holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Millikin University and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from Illinois State University. Before retiring from the Decatur Public Schools in 2000, he was the choral director at Eisenhower High School, as well as Department Chair. Mr. Scott is the choir director at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, a position he has held for fifty two years. Mr. Scott is also the Worship Coordinator at FELC. He was the choral director the Lutheran School Association for five years. This is his twenty eighth season as the conductor of Opus 24, a semi professional community chorus.