Scott Besaw
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Scott has had the honor to be a part of many extraordinary performance groups over the years. In addition, he has worked with many talented individuals and for some venerable institutions. Find out more information about each of these via the linked sites listed below.
Scott performing with the University of Colorado Buffoons.


Blue Man Group

Scott was a Blue Man in the New York City production of Blue Man Group. Not sure who or what the Blue Man Group is? Visit the Web site — and then go and see the show at a theater near you.


While at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Scott was a member and served as the director of the Buffoons, the oldest a cappella singing group on CU campus. Information about the group's history and current updates are available on their official Web site.

Denver Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps

Scott was a member of and conducted Bernstein's Mass for the Denver Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps. Take a moment to visit their site and learn more about this remarkable group established in 1958 to bring music to the youth of Denver.

Old Town School of Folk Music

The Old Town School of Folk Music has been bringing music into the lives of Chicago-area residents for almost fifty years. Established in 1957, Old Town has a long tradition of excellence in music education. Scott is honored to be a part of this tradition as a teacher. Be sure to check out his current course schedule at Old Town — enter "Besaw" in the instructor field of the search for either adult or children's classes.

Underwater People

Scott has been privleged to be a part of a hard-working local event and wedding band, Underwater People, for several years. He can usually be seen in the back behind the drum kit. He also sometimes performs around Chicago as a duo with fellow band member and Old Town School of Folk Music instructor Jacob Sweet.