Scott Johnson is a recent graduate of Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, currently living in Atlanta, GA. While at Furman, Scott studied Vocal Performance (BM) and Religion (BA) as a student of Grant Knox. While at Furman, he has also worked closely with Brent Funderburk (coach), Hugh Ferguson Floyd (conductor), Vivian Hamilton (coach/conductor), and Stephen Gusukuma (conductor). He currently sings first tenor with the Atlanta Master Chorale.

Scott had a variety of opportunities in his singing career so far. His roles include Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Cinderella’s Prince/the Wolf (Into the Woods), and Frederic (Pirates of Penzance). His solo credits at Furman include “Comfort Ye/Every Valley” (Messiah) and the Shepherd (Respighi’s Lauda per la Nativita del Signore). In the summer of 2022, Scott was a Young Artist with the Ohio Light Opera, appearing in five productions: Cinderella, Franz Lehár’s The Mock Marriage (Captain Arthur), The Student Prince (Baron Arnheim), Pirates of Penzance, and Hello, Dolly! 

Scott has a broad range of interests across the field of entertainment, including songwriting, acting, television, film, audiobook voicing, and musical theater, in addition to the classical vocal genres of oratorio, operetta, art song, and opera. Scott looks forward to continuing to hone his craft and build relationships with industry professionals who can illuminate further the life and demand of an entertainment career.

Scott began his singing career in the Atlanta Boy Choir at the age of six. He is an alumnus of Decatur High School, where he was a member of Decatur Chorus and Musical Theater Ensemble, with which he appeared in half a dozen leading roles. Scott was also an attendee of four Georgia All State Choruses and two All State Reading Choruses. His former teachers and coaches include Patricia Callaway, Elizabeth Saliers, and Daniel Solberg. Scott has participated in competitions with NATS, Classical Singer, and Schmidt Vocal Arts. Scott attended the Brevard Summer Music Institute in 2017, a pivotal experience in his decision to pursue singing professionally. He was also a Voice Major at the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program in 2018.

Scott grew up in Decatur, Georgia with his parents and two younger brothers. He loves to sing, dance, hike, spend time with friends and family, and read. He plans to remain in the Atlanta area through 2024 before heading to where life takes him next. 

Scott Performs Don Ottavio at Furman University


Scott is a promising young tenor with a growing number of credits in both opera and operetta. Scott sang Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni (right) in the spring of 2022 with the Sarah Reese Lyric Theatre at Furman University before spending the summer of 2022 at the Ohio Light Opera, where among other appearances he played Captain Arthur in Franz Lehár’s The Mock Marriage. In the spring of his senior year at Furman, Scott appeared as Frederic in the Sarah Reese Lyric Theatre’s production of The Pirates of Penzance

Sacred Music

Scott is an accomplished choral singer and has a passion for sacred music. Scott has appeared several times in oratorio performances, singing the “Comfort Ye/Every Valley” solos in Handel’s Messiah at Furman University in the fall of 2021 and the Shepherd solos in Ottorino Respighi’s Laura per la Nativita del Signore in the fall of 2022. Scott is a trained choral conductor and held the Herring Church Music Internship at First Baptist Church Greenville during his time at Furman, where he regularly conducted the chancel choir as well as the youth choir, Vocare. 

Scott Performs Respighi's Laud to the Nativity at Furman
Scott Performs Cinderella's Prince in Into the Woods at Furman

Musical Theater

Scott has performed nearly a dozen roles in various Musical Theater productions, including Cinderella’s Prince/the Wolf in Sondheim’s Into the Woods, the Baker in a different production of the same show, Eric in The Little Mermaid, Doody in Grease, the Beast in Beauty and the Beast, and Daniel in Once On This Island. While classical singing has been his primary focus in recent years, Scott plans to continue to engage in both disciplines as his career continues.


Scott aspires to various voice, stage, and screen acting opportunities, from voiceovers to audiobook recording to TV/film. He looks forward to learning more about this industry. 

Scott is an actor and hopes to use his headshots for that purpose in the future