Scott Metcalfe

Scott MetcalfeViolinist and conductor Scott Metcalfe is the music director of Blue Heron, a vocal ensemble devoted to music of the 15th and 16th centuries which has been acclaimed by the Boston Globe as “one of the Boston music community’s indispensables,” and of New York City’s Green Mountain Project, whose performances of Monteverdi have been hailed by New York Times as “quite simply terrific.” Metcalfe has been a guest conductor of TENET (New York), Emmanuel Music (Boston), the Tudor Choir and Seattle Baroque, Pacific Baroque Orchestra (Vancouver, BC), Quire Cleveland, and the Dryden Ensemble (Princeton, NJ), and he was music director of Early Music America’s first Young Performers Festival Ensemble, formed in conjunction with the 2011 Boston Early Music Festival. He plays violin with Cleveland’s Les Délices, Montreal’s Arion and Les Boréades, and other ensembles. When not playing or directing, he is at work on a new edition of the songs of Gilles Binchois (c. 1400-1460) and teaches choral repertoire and performance practice at Boston University.