Scott Tuomi, DMA

Professor; Director of Choral Activities
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Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center 203 (Forest Grove)


Doctoral of musical arts in vocal performance, University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.

Master of science for teachers, Portland State University, Portland, Ore.

Bachelor of music, University of Southern California, Los Angeles


Scott Tuomi has performed internationally to critical acclaim as a tenor soloist in recitals, opera and oratorio, and is in great demand as a vocal clinician and adjudicator. As an established and highly respected vocal pedagogue, he is widely recognized as one of the finest vocal teachers in the Northwest. He also teaches music history and vocal pedagogy and conducts the Pacific University Chamber Singers. He serves as district governor for the National Association of Teachers of Singing.


Alexis Walker '23

The Forest Grove native and 2023 Pacific graduate is learning ropes of the performance business as Portland Opera's Ensemble Leaders Fellow.

Scott Tuomi Conducts At A Recent Chamber Singers Rehearsal

The joint concert with Pacific's Chamber Singers, Concert Choir and Philharmonic Orchestra on May 5 marks the end of a storied career for Distinguished University Professor of Music Scott Tuomi, who retires this spring.

Noah Yamashiro '24 Singing

The inclusion of a five-song set of Hawaiian music in Noah Yamashiro's '24 senior recital was a homage to a culture that has had a large influence on his musical journey.