Jed Scott (he/him) is best known for his cross-genre approach to composing, arranging, and conducting vocal music, combining elements of contemporary and classic choral music with vocal jazz and contemporary a cappella.
He is an active freelance arranger and composer and published with several leading publishers. His music is performed throughout the United States by leading choral ensembles. He maintains a busy commission schedule and recently founded the Michigan Choral Commission Consortium, which is dedicated to facilitating the creation of new choral music commissioned for Michigan choirs.
Jed has conducted the Rockford Aces, an extracurricular TTBB chamber ensemble, since 2008. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Grand Rapids Community College Music Department, where conducts Shades of Blue Vocal Jazz Ensemble. He is a frequent adjudicator and guest clinician and has prepared choirs for the Grand Rapids Symphony.
Jed currently serves MSVMA as the Supervisor of the All-State Jazz Choir. He blogs daily about creativity, choral music, and education at jedscott.com.