Scott Choate


Scott Choate joined the Santa Rosa Symphony in 2015. A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Scott received his bachelor of music from Arizona State University, where he was a student of Sam Pilafian, and attended the San Francisco Conservatory of Music as a student of Floyd Cooley.

He is a full-time professional musician, keeping a schedule which includes private studio teaching and performing with orchestras throughout California. Scott has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Ballet, and also records with Skywalker Studios. Currently, he is Principal Tuba with the Fresno Philharmonic, Oakland East Bay Symphony, Vallejo Symphony, and Stockton Symphony, and is acting Principal with the Berkeley Symphony. Scott is Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of the Pacific Conservatory, and has also taught tuba performance at Fresno Pacific University, UC Davis and San Jose State University.
Private Teaching Contact Information:

Phone: (707) 803-1667
Instruments: Tuba; Euphonium; Trombone
All ages