Scott Neilson

Scott Neilson playing the saxophone
Scott Neilson
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Instructor, Saxophone

Scott Neilson began his professional music career when joined the Musicians Union in 1982 and began working the Toronto bar circuit. Playing in many different musical situations including Ska, Reggae, R+B, Jazz and Blues.

Scott has had the opportunity to play with some of Canada's finest musicians including Michael Kaeshammer, Tyler Yarema, David Braid, Alex Pangman and Jeff Healey, having performed recently with Rob Fekete, Mark Ucci, Clark Johnston, Dave Restivo, Ethan Ardelli and John Meyer.

After completing his diploma in Music at Mohawk College he studied privately with Michael Stuart.

In addition to teaching at Mohawk College, Scott is also currently teaching at Hillfield Strathallan College and works at his private home studio in Hamilton.