After graduating from California State University, Fullerton with a Master of Music degree, he taught at Orange County's Saddleback College and California State University, Los Angeles. In LA, Scooter began working as a music supervisor for television and films for Walt Disney and Dick Clark Productions. He worked on projects such as Arachnophobia, The Marrying Man, One Good Cop, The MTV Awards, The Golden Globes, and The American Music Awards.
Scooter switched to composing fulltime in 1995. Since that time, a few of the projects he has worked on are Extreme Makeover, Meet My Folks, Who Wants to Marry My Dad?, All American Girl, Twenty-One, Norman Rockwell Is Bleeding, Divorce Court, LAPD: Life On The Beat, Houston Medical, Wintuition, and Ballbreakers. His music can be also heard in Van Wilder, Urban Legends, American Idol, Oprah, Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, Sex And The City, Dateline, and Entertainment Tonight. Scooter has also created and produced the television shows Guerilla Concerts for VH1 and You Gotta See This for ABC.
Scooter has produced, written and/or performed on over 100 records including two CDs with the group Retro Metro and has released a CD of his orchestral concert music entitled "The Profound Effect Of One."