American conductor and pianist Scott Dunn is the Associate Conductor of the LA Philharmonic's Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. He has recently led such distinguished ensembles as the LA Philharmonic, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, the Colorado Symphony, the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the St Petersburg (Russia) Philharmonic and has shared the stage with noted headliners guitarist Trey Anastasio, Beck, Natalie Cole, Sean Lennon, Chris Botti and others.
Also a distinguished pianist, and one-time student of Byron Janis, he has toured world wide as soloist and collaborator and has numerous commercial recordings to his name.
A passionate promoter of American composers and crossover music, he is closely associated with songwriter/composer Vernon Duke. Dunn orchestrated Duke's PIANO CONCERTO IN C for his 1999 Carnegie Hall debut with Dennis Russell Davies and the American Composers Orchestra and in 2011 he led the premiere in Russia of his own reconstruction of the Duke 'ORPHIC TRILOGY' with the St Petersburg Philharmonic. Most recently he edited the VERNON DUKE SONG BOOK for publication by Hal Leonard.
For years, Dunn worked closely with Lukas Foss - who appointed Dunn to his first post as associate music director for The Music Festival of the Hamptons. Dunn subsequently held positions at GIimmerglass Opera and at Pittsburgh Opera. In 2007, he joined the conducting staff of the LA Philharmonic's Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and in 2010 was named Associate Conductor.