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Q & A WITH MR. PETTY
Mr. Scott Pettengill (affectionately called Mr. Petty by his students) was born and raised in Winthrop, ME, which is about 14 miles west of the state capital, Augusta. He attended Winthrop High School and graduated in 1995. He then went on to attend the University of Maine at Orono, studying Music Education under Dr. Dennis Cox, the nationally known conductor of the University Singers. While at the University, Mr. Pettengill had the opportunity to perform all along the East Coast of the United States and Europe as a member and Assistant Conductor of the University Singers and the Maine Steiners, the University’s premier male A Capella group.
Mr. Scott Pettengill, B.M.E.
After graduating in 1999 with a Bachelor’s in Music Education, Mr. Pettengill worked as the Music Director at the Dedham School, a K-8 school located in Dedham ME. During his time there, he conducted over 50 concerts and directed 8 musicals including Annie, The Music Man, Into the Woods, Disney’s Aladdin, Oklahoma, The Pirates of Penzance, Cinderella, and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
Mr. Pettengill then spent 4 wonderful years as the Music Director at New Dimensions High School in Kissimmee, FL. where he directed eight full stage musicals, including The Sound of Music and Les Miserables, and conducted a college-prep Chorus, the New Dimensions Singers, and the NDHS Jazz Band, as well as an auditioned vocal group, the NDHS Chamber Singers.
Currently, Mr. Petty is focused on providing one on one attention to his music students through his private studio practice located in Saint Cloud.
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