Scott Natzke joined the trumpet section of the Finnish National Opera in 2016. Before moving to Finland, Scott held principal positions in the Colorado Symphony, the Singapore Symphony, the Norrköping Simfoniorchester, and the Gulbenkain Orchestra in Lisbon, Portugal. Scott has also played with orchestras such as the Sydney Symphony, the Swedish Radio, the Malmö Simfoniorchester, the Gävle Simfoniorchester, the Stavanger Symphony, the Aalborg Symphony, and the Orquestra Nacional do Porto among others.
Scott received his Masters Degree from the University of Michigan where he studied with Charles Daval. He studied with John Rommel and Stephen Burns at Indiana University in Bloomington, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree.
Scott started playing the cornet in his 6th grade school band in Marinette, Wisconsin.
Besides music, Scott enjoys running and spending time with his wife and 4 kids. They enjoy their summers in the south of Portugal hanging out on the beach and watching football.