A multi-talented musician, Scott Lamlein’s many roles include church musician, composer, concert organist, recording artist, choral conductor, and teacher. He was recently appointed as Director of Music and Organist at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in midtown Atlanta, after serving St. John’s Episcopal Church and Adjunct Instructor in Organ at The Hartt School, University of Hartford, both in West Hartford, CT.

Cited by The American Organist magazine as infusing his music with “virtuosic flair and fire,” Scott’s organ performances bring a unique emotional and spiritual inspiration to his audiences. His playing has been described as inspiring, uplifting, powerful and flawless.

As a concert artist, Scott has performed in the United States, Canada, and Europe, with appearances at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in South Carolina, Methuen Memorial Music Hall, the Überlinger Münster in Germany, and St. Thomas Church, New York. Recent recitals have included St-Sulpice, Paris. Scott’s concerts have been broadcast in South Carolina, Boston and Worcester, and on the nationally-syndicated radio show, Pipedreams Previously, he served as Artistic Director of the Music Alive! Concert Series, the a cappella chorus, Sacred Voices, and the South Hadley Chorale.

Scott has recently been appointed Director of Music at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Atlanta, a cardinal parish of the denomination with three thousand members and thirty staff. He plays the landmark 2004 John-Paul Buzard organ of 85 ranks, has primary directorship of the semi-professional adult choir, and oversight of a multi-age music program involving over 100 people. Scott inherits a remarkable legacy of music, previously led by Kirk Rich and Directors of Music Emeriti Raymond and Beth Chenault. All Saints’ has a unique and long history of service to the city: positioned on a full city block in midtown Atlanta, the church campus houses ministries to the homeless, refugees, children in need, and those struggling with addiction, along with providing a peaceful urban oasis through worship and music to every kind of person.

For the past ten years, Scott has served as Director of Music at St. John’s Episcopal Church, West Hartford, Connecticut, where he was artistic director of the Music at the Red Door concert series, which presents major concerts, monthly Pipes Alive! organ recitals and choral evensong services. Scott spearheaded the formation of a new non-profit to fund the church’s summer Kids’ Community Music Camp, providing basic musical education and community to children in need. The St. John’s RSCM choir school and adult choir together grew to 45 members during his tenure.

Scott has three CDs in current releaseThe Organ at Worship, and In Quiet Joy: Music of Advent and Christmas, and  a CD of his piano compositions, entitled Peace. He also is featured on the CD, Great Organs of Worcester. His compositions are often featured as part of the online Jesuit daily podcast, Pray as You Go, and his organ compositions have been published by Lorenz.

Scott is a 1994 graduate of the Hartt School, University of Hartford, where he studied organ with John Holtz and Larry Allen. Active as an organ instructor for over 25 years, he was adjunct faculty at the Hartt School and at Holyoke Community College, where he specialized in organ education for pianists.

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