Musical Director: Scott Richardson
Scott Richardson is active as a freelance accompanist and choir director. He is the pianist for the Ottawa Choral Society, and has also accompanied the Carleton University Choir, the Canadian Centennial Choir and the Ottawa Children's Choir. In addition to his freelance piano work, Scott maintains a busy schedule of private teaching. Since 2007, he has been the Music Director of Atlantic Voices: The Newfoundland and Labrador Choir of Ottawa. As well as conducting Atlantic Voices, Scott is also the Music Director of Musica Viva Singers of Ottawa.
Scott grew up in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and studied music at Mount Allison University. His graduate studies took him in a different direction, however, and he completed a Ph.D. in English literature at the University of Ottawa. As an organist and choir director, Scott has held various positions in the Atlantic Provinces and in Ottawa, and is currently Music Director at Orleans United Church.