Scott Lehmkuhl has had a long and varied career as a singer, music educator and conductor.
As a singer, he prides himself on being one of the most flexible voices you could find, having sung jazz, pop, musical theater, opera and oratorio all on a professional level. He currently sings with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and serves as the Bass section leader at Vallejo Drive Seventh Day Adventist Church. He has also performed regularly with the Grammy Award winning Los Angeles Chamber Singers and numerous other choral organizations, including The Millenium Consort, Chorale Bel Canto, and Jouyssance.
Scott has a variety of performing experience, which include numerous musical theater and opera productions with high school, college, community, and professional organizations, including Long Beach Opera and Guild Opera Company. He had the opportunity to sing with the Robert Shaw Festival Singers in France in 1994, recording two cds, Evocation of the Spirit and Appear and Inspire. He can also be heard singing on Linda Ronstadt’s album, A Merry Little Christmas. Additionally, he is a studio singer with numerous credits singing for movie soundtracks, including Godzilla, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Despicable Me 3, The Secret Life of Pets, and more.
As an educator, he has been teaching private voice for nearly 30 years. He has also served on the faculty at The University of Chicago and Clemson University, where he directed choirs and taught music appreciation and music theory. Scott is currently a Lecturer in Applied Music at Pomona College.
As a conductor, Scott directed the Motet Choir and University Chorus at the University of Chicago in 1996 and served as the Assistant Director of Choral Activities at Clemson University from 2000-2003. While at Clemson, he led the University Singers, Women’s Glee, and two a cappella groups, Southern Accents and Take Note. He has also held numerous positions as a church choir director and is currently Director of Music at Northridge United Methodist Church. Recently, Scott served as music director and pit band conductor on two musical productions, Hairspray at Hollywood High School, and Company at Cal Tech.