Scott McCormick served as President and CEO of Music for All, Inc. from 1984 to 2010, leading the organization through the transition into a not-for-profit organization and from Bands of America to Music for All. Under his leadership, Music for All came to be recognized as the premier presenter of quality educational events for America’s high school instrumental music ensembles.
Mr. McCormick attended Northern Illinois University and Elmhurst College in Illinois. While at Elmhurst, he performed with the famed Elmhurst College Jazz Band, touring the United States and Europe, including the Montreaux Jazz Festival and North Sea Jazz Festival. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member at Elmhurst College.
In 2003, he was appointed to the Indianapolis Consortium of Arts Administrators and served on a committee for the Indianapolis Cultural Districts Tourism Initiative. He has previously served on the coordinating committee of the Illinois Coalition for Music Education and the Northshore Concert Band Advisory Council, as well as the President’s Council of the International Festivals and Events Association. His professional affiliations include the Music Educators National Conference, Percussive Arts Society, International Association of Jazz Educators and Kappa Kappa Psi.