Scott Vicroy came to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln after a year of graduate studies at North Texas State to work as a jazz graduate assistant. That was 25 years ago and he never left. Since then Scott has had the opportunity to work in a wide range of musical settings as a freelance woodwind performer. His first gig after arriving in Lincoln was with the then Neo-Classic Jazz Orchestra. Many playing opportunities arose after that ranging from pit orchestras for touring broadway productions and symphony pops concerts in Omaha and Lincoln.
Performances have included: Lou Rawls, Maroon 5, Johnny Mathis, Kenny Rogers, Wayne Newton, Arlo Guthrie, Ray Charles, Ben Vereen, Kevin Mahogony, Karrin Allyson, Temptations, Platters, Red Skelton, Bob Newhart, Marilyn Maye, Rosemary Clooney. With jazz greats: Don Menza, Freddie Hubbard, Pete Christlieb, Kahil El’Zabar, John Fedchock, Ryan Kisor, Robin Eubanks, Jim Snidero, Terrence Blanchard, Victor Lewis, Claudio Roditi, Marvin Stamm, Dave Stryker, Bill Watrous, Bobby Watson, Claude Williams, Jay McShann, Eldar Djangirov, Joe Locke. Performances in pit orchestras for touring broadway shows have included: Spamalot, Chicago, Producers, Grease, Dream Girls, Crazy for You, Big, Damn Yankees with Jerry Lewis, Hello Dolly with Carol Channing, Cinderella with Ertha Kitt, Annie with Sally Struthers, State Fair with John Davidson, Victor/Victoria with Toni Tenille, Chorus Line, and a year tour with Sweet Charity,