Scott St. John
|Scott St. John|
|Born||4 December 1969 (age 48)
London, Ontario, Canada
|Associated acts||St. Lawrence String Quartet, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra|
Scott St. John (born 4 December 1969 in London, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian violinist and violist. He was a member of the St. Lawrence String Quartet (departing December, 2013) and on faculty at Stanford University, where he taught violin and chamber music.
St. John was born into a musical family. While his father taught French and Spanish and coached basketball at a high school in nearby Arva, his mother is a music teacher and his younger sister Lara is a violinist.
St. John has won several Canadian and international competitions, including, in 1985, the CBC Radio National Competition for Young Performers; in 1987, the Alexander Schneider Violin-Viola Competition in New York City; and, in 1990, the Young Concert Artists auditions.