Scott studied piano at Chetham's
School of Music before studying on the joint course at the
Northern College of Music (RNCM) and at The
University of Manchester, where he gained a first class
honours degree in music and also won the Musicales Prize, the
Shirley Cattarall Award for piano, the Prix scarbo Prize, the
Hargreaves Academic Prize, the Proctor-Gregg Prize for performance
and the Sir Thomas Beecham Medal for outstanding achievement.
Tom currently tutors piano at The University of Manchester.
a pianist, Tom's extensive and wide ranging performance career
has led to performances throughout the UK and Europe. His playing
has been featured on TV documentaries for Granada and BBC Television,
as well as on many BBC radio broadcasts.
Tom made his concerto debut at the age of 17 with the Hallé
orchestra at Manchester's Bridgewater
Hall playing Prokoviev's Piano Concerto No.1. He has had
concerto engagements with Chetham's Symphony Orchestra and the
RNCM String Orchestra, with performances at The Bridgewater
Hall, The RNCM, and at The Lichfield Festival. He has recently
completed a UK tour as guest solo pianist with ENB, playing
Rhapsody in Blue over forty times in their production of "Strictly
Tom regularly appears as an orchestral pianist with the Hallé
and the BBC
Philharmonic orchestras, providing
keyboards for their recent tours of Europe. He is also involved
Gubbay Concerts throughout the UK.
A busy keyboard duo recital schedule with his brother Jonathan
Scott, as Scott
Brothers Duo, continues to take Tom to all of the major
UK concert halls, as well as return visits to the major UK music
festivals and prompting international performance invitations.
They have released several CDs on their own label to great acclaim.