SCOTT McCOY is Professor of Voice Science and Pedagogy at The Ohio State University (OSU), where he serves as director of the Swank Voice Laboratory, director of graduate programs in voice pedagogy and director of OSU’s pioneering interdisciplinary program in singing voice health. His multimedia voice science and pedagogy textbook, Your Voice: An Inside View, was introduced in mid-2004 and has since been adopted by well over 100 colleges and universities throughout the United States and abroad. Information about his text may be found online at www.voiceinsideview.com. Deeply committed to education, McCoy is a founding faculty member in the New York Singing Teachers Association (NYSTA) professional development program, teaching classes in voice anatomy, physiology and acoustic analysis.
McCoy maintains an active singing career. To date, he has performed more than two dozen leading operatic roles and over 60 concert and oratorio solo roles with professional music organizations in the United States and abroad. In addition, he is a specialist in the song cycles of Schubert and Schumann, frequently concertizing with pianists Claude Cymerman and J.J. Penna.
A long-time member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), McCoy served as President of the Association from 2008-10, and currently is the director of the NATS national Intern Program. Additionally, he is Associate Editor of the Journal of Singing for voice pedagogy, a member of the NATS Voice Science Advisory Committee, and was selected as a Master Teacher for the 2005 and 2009 NATS Intern Programs. In 2003, he was elected to membership in the distinguished American Academy of Teachers of Singing. Prior to joining the OSU faculty in 2011, he was Professor of Voice and Director of the Presser Music Center Voice Laboratory at Westminster Choir College of Rider University. He continues to occassionally teach online courses for Westminster. McCoy was named a University of Iowa Fellow in the fall of 2007.