Scott Tennant

Scott Tennant is an American classical guitarist. He is a member of the Grammy Award-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.

Born in Detroit, Michigan in March 1962, he began his musical and guitar studies at the age of six. He attended Cass Technical High School in Detroit, where he also studied violin (which he played in the Cass Tech Symphony Orchestra), and trombone (Cass Tech Concert Band) and was in the graduating class of 1980.[citation needed]

He was admitted into the school of music of the University of Southern California in 1980, and studied there until 1986.[1] He won silver medals in both the Toronto International Guitar Competition in 1984, and Paris Radio France Competition in 1988, and won the gold medal/first prize in the Tokyo International Competition in 1989.[citation needed]

He taught guitar at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music from 1989–1993, and has since been on the faculty of the USC Thornton School of Music.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Ljiljana Grubisic, Thornton Faculty, Alums Win Grammys Archived 2009-02-26 at the Wayback Machine, USC Public Relations, March 12, 2007, Accessed March 4, 2009.

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