Senior Staff Accompanist
As a recording artist Scott Mitchell has released CDs for Chandos Records, ASV, Collins Classics, Black Box and Tosca Records. He has recently recorded Dave Heath’s Piano Concerto, “The Passionate”, with the BBC Concert Orchestra, recently released on the Freestyle classics label. He is a regular performer on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM and has also appeared on Channel 4 and the satellite Arts Channel.
Scott Mitchell has performed with John Wallace (Trumpet), Michael Collins and Emma Johnson (Clarinets), Raphael Wallfisch (Cello), Andrew Watkinson (Violin), Richard Watkins (French Horn), James Bowman (Counter-tenor) and Andrew Kennedy (Tenor), also with the Duke Quartet. He performs regularly in a duo capacity with flautists Wissam Boustany, Katherine Bryan, Ruth Morley, David Nicholson and Yvonne Paterson, also clarinettists John Cushing and Maximiliano Martin and saxophonists Simon Haram and Carole Sutherland. In competitions he has been awarded the Lisa Fuchsova Prize for outstanding chamber music pianist and the Eric Rice Memorial Prize for outstanding accompanist, both at the Royal Overseas League Music Competition in London.
Scott Mitchell is a senior staff accompanist and chamber music coach at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow where he also taught piano at the Junior Department. He is also one of the founding members of the Cantilena Festival on Islay, a Festival for strings taking place on the island of Islay every summer.