Elizabeth Scott graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 1995 as a flute major having earned the prestigious Student of the Year Award and the Reuben F. Scarf Scholarship for academic and musical excellence. As the holder of scholarships from the Hungarian Ministry of Education, she then completed post-graduate studies in choral conducting, vocal performance and aural training in Hungary and Germany before returning to Australia in 2004.
Elizabeth was the Assistant Chorus Master to Sydney Philharmonia Choirs from 2006 to 2008 and was the Acting Music Director for the first half of 2013. She has been the Musical Director of Vox, Sydney Philharmonia’s youth choir since 2008 and has built this ensemble into one of Australia’s leading youth choirs. She has regularly worked with the Sydney Chamber Choir and is also in demand as a guest choral director for ensembles including Coro Innominata, Macquarie University Singers and Orpheus Choral Music.
Elizabeth is very active in music education and is currently the Music Performance Projects Officer (Secondary Choral Music / Instrumental Music) for The Arts Unit, a specialist branch of the NSW Department of Education and Training. In addition to this, she was the Director of Vocal and Choral Studies at the Conservatorium High School from 2012 to 2013. Elizabeth has been the Choral Conductor for the Schools Spectacular since 2009 and is the conductor of the NSW Public Schools Singers.
Elizabeth is a graduate of Symphony Australia’s Conductor Development Program and was awarded the Sydney Choral Symposium Foundation Choral Conducting Scholarship in 2008. She sings regularly with Cantillation and has performed and recorded with Pinchgut Opera and The Song Company.