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

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2017 Canadian Folk Music Award winners for Instrumental Group of the Year, Colin Grant & Scott Macmillan perform from their multi-award winning recording GOOD2GO.

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‘Currents of Sable Island’ wins Classical Composition of the Year at the 2017 ECMA awards and ties with Symphony Nova Scotia for Classical Recording of the Year at the 2107 Music NS Awards!! I’m so proud of this piece and all the wonderful musicians, poet Jill MacLean, soloist Laurel Browne, photographer Damian Lidgard and my ever supportive partner Jennyfer Brickenden for bringing my music to the public.   For more info – Read More

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LIVE Recording of ‘Currents of Sable’

BE part of an exclusive audience for a LIVE recording of my evocative lyrical composition ‘Currents of Sable Island’ at the Peggy Corkum Music Room, 6181 Lady Hammond Rd, Halifax Tickets...

Scott Macmillan honoured with Nova Scotia’s Portia White Prize

On November 20, 2014 I was awarded Nova Scotia's most prestigious Arts Prize, The Portia White Prize at the Creative Nova Scotia Awards,celebrating Nova Scotia's Artistic community. This award recognizes...

Scott ‘n the Rocks hits 10 years this season

It is with great pleasure that I'll be starting up Scott 'n the Rocks November 3rd for another fun year of great music!  See you at Stayners.

Fall is here.

Autumn is in full swing, Celtic Colours is over and I am back teaching guitar at Dalhousie for another year. As I recall the ‘full on’ summer that was, between...