Jan Fillmore Scott

Jan Fillmore Scott's Biography

Jan Fillmore Scott serves as Assistant Department Chair in the WA and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts at McNeese State University and heads up the woodwind studio for clarinet, saxophone and double reeds. She also teaches woodwind techniques, and in 2011, she was named a Pinnacle Award Winner for her work on "Integrating Service Learning into the Beginning Woodwind Class." In addition, Jan has performed as a recitalist, clinician and soloist throughout the United States. She serves Principal Clarinet with the Lake Charles Symphony and the Rapides Symphony Orchestra in Alexandria, Louisiana, and she has performed with the Louisville Orchestra, Louisville Ballet, Indiana Chamber Orchestra, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Midland-Odessa Symphony, Acadiana Symphony and the Symphony of Southeast Texas.

Jan is a Yamaha Performing Artist, a Grammy voting member of the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and a past adjudicator for the ICA's Young Artist Competition. She has recorded with Innova and Centaur Labels, and her performances have been heard on NPR, allowing the audience to hear the clarinet in a new and exciting medium.

Jan is a founding member of Pastiche Chamber Ensemble, acclaimed internationally for its talent and polish. This whimsical quartet has been involved in expanding the repertoire with new commissions. In 2018, Pastiche premiered a new work by Jerry Brubaker called "Frolics, Antics and a Serenade for Solo Clarinet, Solo Trumpet and Concert Band."

Jan holds degrees from the University of North Texas and the University of Louisville. She has been on the teaching faculties of McMurry University, Abilene Christian University, University of Louisville and Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

When not making music, Jan enjoys hiking, being walked by her pup Ellie, spending time with her husband Dave and visiting their daughter Robin in Colorado.

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