Scott Bass, Countertenor


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Meet Scott Bass:

Hailed for his ethereal vocal timbre and emotive interpretations, Scott Bass is a leading emerging countertenor. With a voice that soars through upper registers, he captivates audiences with profound musicality.

The Journey Begins

Scott's passion for singing was evident from a young age. In 2019, Scott received a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the renowned Music Conservatory at the Chicago College of Performing Arts. Under the guidance of esteemed instructors such as Cheryl Frazes-Hill, Mark Crayton, and Shannon McGinnis, he honed his craft, mastering the unique demands of the countertenor repertoire. 

A Versatile Performer

Scott shines on both the operatic stage and in concert halls, performing roles in iconic operas and oratorios. His repertoire spans Sacred to Secular, from Baroque masterpieces to contemporary works, captivating with transcendent beauty and emotional depth. A versatile artist, Scott collaborates with top conductors, orchestras, and ensembles. A highly sought-after guest artist with ensembles all over the greater Chicago area, he has been featured as a soloist with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Kol Zimrah Jewish Community Singers, Beth Chaverim Humanistic Jewish Community, and previously performed in the Evanston Chamber Opera's production of Hänsel and Gretel by Humperdinck. Beyond performances, he is a dedicated pedagogue, sharing his expertise through masterclasses and workshops, inspiring future musicians. 

Discography: A Testament to Artistry

Scott has released multiple albums of original works that showcase his impeccable technique and creative prowess. As a recording artist, he continues to enchant audiences with his exceptional artistry. He also has been featured as the Tenor section leader on the album Great Works - Max Janowski Vol. 1 by the Max Janowski Society. 

With unwavering dedication and a voice that transcends boundaries, Scott Bass continues to leave an indelible mark on the world of music.

Presti Omai - Handel

Ode to a Nightingale - Lynch

Avinu Malkeinu - Janowski

Kedusha - Skloff