Orlando, Florida native Scott Hartman joined the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra as Principal Bass Trombone in September 2014. Prior to joining the CSO, he was the Bass Trombonist of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Scott studied with Charles Vernon and Mark Fisher at DePaul University and he is an alumnus of the Tanglewood Music Center, Music Academy of the West, National Repertory Orchestra, Brevard Music Center, and Bar Harbor Brass. Hartman has won International Trombone Association Competitions as well, winning both the Edward Kleinhammer Orchestral Bass Trombone Competition and the Donald Yaxley Bass Trombone Competition. He was also a medal winner at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition as a member of the brass quintet Lincoln Chamber Brass.
In demand throughout the country, Scott has performed in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Grant Park Music Festival Orchestra, Naples Philharmonic, Arizona MusicFest Orchestra, Charleston Symphony, West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and Richmond Symphony, as well as contemporary music group Ensemble Dal Niente. Hartman is the low brass instructor at Davidson College, has been guest faculty at the Eastern Music Festival, and has presented masterclasses and recitals throughout the southeast.