Scott Hosfeld, violist and conductor, founded Washington State’s Icicle Creek Center for the Arts in 1995, partnering with some of the world’s most respected artists, and training elite-level classical musicians. He has collaborated in concert with soloists Camilla Wicks, Steven Doane, and Nathaniel Rosen, as well as with actors Pierce Brosnan, Billy Crystal, and Katharine Ross, and he has been honored by the United States Congress. American Record Guide writes, “Hosfeld offers a warm, sonorous viola…spectacular.”
Hosfeld studied at Manhattan School of Music under Lillian Fuchs, winning a coveted Aspen Music Festival Fellowship. Grand Prize Winner of Young Artists International, he made his Carnegie Recital Hall debut as violist of the Riverside String Quartet. He has toured in concert worldwide, and enjoys an extensive critically acclaimed discography.
Hosfeld has served on the faculties of a wide array of college conservatories, and is currently Conductor and Music Director of the Idyllwild Arts Academy, as well as the Malibu Coast Chamber Orchestra, Opera, and Silent Film Orchestras, and Malibu’s Concert on the Bluffs Symphony and Ballet. Hosfeld has also lent his craft to hundreds of films, including the highly anticipated 2019 release of Toy Story 4.