He is a flautist born in Panama City and after living in various military
accommodations while his father was in the U.S.
army, his family settled in Tacoma, Washington. He
began studying and playing the flute when he was twelve, studying
with various principal flautists of the Seattle
later studied at Juilliard School before
embarking on his career as a flautist with orchestras such as the Atlanta
Symphony and the Seattle
, who he has been
principal flautist for since 1973.
He has made many recordings as a member of orchestras and as a
Remembered for Flute and Orchestra (Hugh
Artek 0004 (CD:
Hugh Aitken: Aspen Concerto, Rameau Remembered, In Praise
Flute - Scott