Charles Kennedy Scott Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This collection comprises personal papers, writings, photographs, concert programmes and press cuttings relating to Charles Kennedy Scott and his vocal ensembles. Also some concert programmes relating to performances by Kathleen Ewart (contralto).

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Kennedy Scott was an organist, musical director, composer, writer and teacher. He founded the Oriana Madrigal Society in 1904 and the Philharmonic Choir in 1919, was elected fellow of the Royal College of Music in 1916 and taught at Trinity College of Music between 1929 and 1965. Whilst working for Trinity he conducted the college choir, was a member of the corporation and board, and examined for the college.

Conditions Governing Access

By appointment: please contact us to arrange an appointment before visiting.

Acquisition Information

Largely unknown. Some material may have been donated by Kathleen Ewart or her family. Later acquisitions from Philip Miles (February 2004) and Barry Wyse (March 2012) are noted where relevant.