Scott Tester graduated cum laude with a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from the University of Toledo. He taught orchestra for Sandusky City Schools in Ohio for 2 years, and taught in Fauquier County Schools for 36 years as both an orchestra director and choir director. Scott has written and arranged many pieces for Middle School orchestra, has had pieces performed at the VMEA Conference, VMEA District events and has had one piece published.
After retiring, he led the Crossroads Youth Orchestra in Culpeper, tripling the oldest groups’ membership and starting a younger string orchestra group.
“I start the day an empty vessel which my students fill with their joy and music.”