Scott Campbell, DMA

Director, Southwestern Saxophone Ensemble


Dr. Scott Campbell is a saxophonist based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. As a freelance musician he has appeared with various ensembles, most notably the Dallas Pops orchestra and the Plano Symphony. As a soloist and ensemble member he has performed in venues such as the AT&T performing Arts Center, the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, the Richardson Civic Center, and the Baton Rouge River Center. Along with numerous solo recitals, Dr. Campbell has given world-premiere performances at the North American Saxophone Alliance Biannual conference.

Dr. Campbell received his doctorate degree in saxophone performance from the University of North Texas. While there he served as Teaching Fellow of saxophone for over three years and taught a large studio of jazz, performance, music education, and composition students. Currently, he maintains a large private studio of middle and high school students who reside within the DFW area. His students regularly achieve positions in All-State, All-Region, and All-District bands. They receive first division awards for their solo and ensemble contests and commonly receive Outstanding Soloist awards. Students have won positions into youth programs such as Honor Band of America, Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Wind Symphony and Jazz Ensemble, membership in the Metro Praise Youth Jazz Orchestra, and have gone on to be accepted to music programs at the New School, University of North Texas, Berklee College of Music, Texas Christian University, Southern Methodist University, Baylor, Texas Tech, and the University of Texas at Arlington.

Scott Campbell is a Vandoren Regional Artist and performs on Vandoren mouthpieces, reeds, and accessories.