Boasting a professional career of over 40 years, Lavender is an entrepreneur in the music industry playing, conducting, teaching, managing, arranging and writing for a wide variety of performing soloists, groups and institutions.
Whether collaborating or performing his own unique arrangements on stage, John Scott Lavender is a regularly welcomed guest with orchestras around the globe. But perhaps is most well known for his 24 plus year musical direction of world celebrity, Johnny Mathis. He has also spent time directing artists, Glenn Yarbough and Toni Tennille.
He graduated from Findlay High in 1971.
(composer, musical director, and arranger-orchestrator)