Macmillan's music is magical [and his] instinct for what ought to come next in a piece of music is unerring.

Stephen Pedersen

Arts Reporter, Halifax Herald Ltd

Macmillan is wonderful musical ambassador for every genre of music from this area and a joy to work with.

Susan Mitton

CBC Halifax

Macmillan is the centerpiece here with his extra ordinary finger work on the Guitar.

RPM Magazine

Guitar-playing duo. Scott Macmillan and Brian Doyle pull out all the ‘chops’ on ‘Live Off the Floor’

Laura Jean Grant

Cape Breton Post

Macmillan has many musical irons in the fire.  Keeping station on Scott Macmillan would tax a long-distance runner. He's always got something going on, always juggling his triple-threat career of performing, conducting and composing.

Stephen Pedersen

Arts Reporter, Halifax Herald Ltd

One of the most delightful evenings of music imaginable took place at Centre in the Square and much of the credit for the success lies in the incredible talent of guest conductor/arranger Scott Macmillan.

Harry Currie

The Record

Scott Macmillan has helped us define our Culture

Ron Foley Macdonald

The Coast

Inspired conducting and arrangements by Macmillan

The Inverness Oran


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Within Sight of Shore

On April 16, 1945, my father was captain of the last Canadian Warship sunk
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Scott Macmillan receives Three 2017 ECMA nominations in 3 Genre Categories

 Scott Macmillan receives Three 20217 ECMA nominations in 3 Genre Categories.  Awards will be handed out in St. John NB April 26-30th. Classical Composition of the Year:  Scott Macmillan –...

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2016 Music NS nod for the Rocks

Scott ’n the Rocks ‘Live at Stayner’s Wharf’ receives 2016 Music Nova Scotia Nomination for Jazz Recording of the Year! Learn more where you can hear the Rocks  ...