Scot Crandal, Composer


Composer Scot Crandal's past and upcoming commissions include well-known musical organizations such as Trinity Cathedral, Coulter Concert Series, Portland Gay Men's Chorus, and Grant High School. His composing style encompasses a variety of styles including jazz, classical, pop, and rock. His recently completed his album, Now & Again, is made up of 11 new jazz songs especially suited for singers of The Great American Songbook. His extensively-published sacred compositions are popular among music directors and have appeared in numerous publications and hymnals. Scot also produces music for film, tv, and video. Find out more about Scot's projects and background at

When not engaged in musical pursuits, Scot enjoys reading and spending time in the Portland, Oregon area with his wife, Karen, and their two children, Colin and Kate.


Scot is generally available to be commissioned to compose a new work, choral anthem, hymn, song, or most any type of music for your special occassion or need. Examples include weddings, baptisms, ordinations, church feast days, confirmations, anniversaries, and birthdays. To find out about rates and timeframes, complete the contact form at the bottom of this page.

Here are some of the organizations and people who have commissioned Scot:

Trinity Cathedral, Portland, Oregon
Portland Gay Men's Chorus
Coulter Concert Series
Grant High School Choir, Doree Jarboe, conductor
Bethel School District
Jocelyn Thomas, soprano
Roy Clark
Bill & Doris Gleason
Pat & Don Morris-Radar
Voce Bella
The Episcopal Parish of St. John the Baptist
St. Francis Anglican Church, Portland, Oregon