"Mr. St. John played with endearing grace and rich tone. With either of his two instruments, violin and viola, he is a distinctive musician - strong, poised and musically intelligent." - The New York Times
Canadian-born Scott St. John has captured the attention of the musical world through his riveting and virtuosic performances on the violin, viola and electric MIDI violin. An outreach enthusiast, St John will devise workshop, masterclass and community activities with audiences of any age. St John's “Chamber Music Company” launched a new series of concerts including world premieres and varied collaborations in New York's Merkin Hall. He served as founder and former Artistic Director of Millenium. Prizewinner of the 1992 Munich International Violin Competition; winner of the Young Concert Artists Award; First Prize winner of the Alexander Schneider Violin & Viola Competition in 1987. Bringing a superb technique, and captivating musicianship to his performances here is an artist many want to invite back. Impressive debut performances with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra/Keith Lockhart and Toronto Symphony/Jukka-Pekka Saraste have both resulted in reinvitations. Recent and forthcoming orchestral performances also include the Boston Pops and Philadelphia Orchestras, Flemish Radio, Cincinnati, New Hampshire, Toronto, Utah and Vancouver Symphony Orchestras, the New Zealand Chamber Orchestra and the Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra.