Scott Dowd

A native Chicagoan, Scott Dowd has been active professionally for almost four decades, appearing with the Chicago Sinfonietta, Lake Forest Symphony, Illinois Philharmonic, Joffrey Ballet, American Ballet Theater, San Francisco Ballet, Ballet West, Chicago Opera Theater, Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Camerata Chicago, Orchestra Nashville, the Florida Orchestra, Northwest Indiana Symphony, Elgin Symphony, and Sarasota Opera among numerous others.

Equally at home in the theater pit as on the concert stage, Mr. Dowd has performed at the Goodman Theater in several of David Mamet’s productions, as well as at the St. Nicholas Theater Company. He can be seen on WTTW’s nationally televised concert A Christmas Carol which aired in December 2013, and has shared the stage with a multitude of legendary performers, including Tony Bennett, Shirley Jones, Johnny Mathis, Ray Charles, William Warfield, Joel Grey, Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Smokey Robinson, Warren Haynes, Dennis DeYoung, Celtic Woman, Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca, Jo Anne Worley, Emmylou Harris, Trey Anastasio, and William Shatner.

Mr. Dowd studied at Northwestern University and the Juilliard School. His teachers included Robert Swan, Milton Preves, Samuel Rhodes, and Paul Doktor.