Scott received his Bachelor's degree in classical guitar performance from Georgia State University under the instruction of John Sutherland, a protege of Andres Segovia. He is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree at Adams State University. In 1995 Scott founded the guitar department at Gainesville College in Gainesville Georgia and was the Head of Guitar Studies there until 2000.
His book on guitar improvisation, "Creating Guitar Solos," is now being sold worldwide on www.lulu.com. Previous collaborations have included performances with members of the Atlanta Symphony and the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra. Scott currently maintains a busy schedule as a performer and teacher in the Atlanta area and is Head of Guitar Studies at Gordon State College.
Scott is endorsed by and exclusively performs with D'Addario strings.
In 2017 Scott released a solo CD "Sacred Music on Solo Guitar". For sound samples visit https://scottplato.hearnow.com.
Scott is a voting member of the Grammy Recording Academy. Each year he is an active voter in the Grammy Awards.
Adam Craighead received his Bachelor's degree from North Georgia College and has studied under various skilled instructors including previous Atlanta Guitar Trio member Richard Knepp and current member Scott Plato. Adam currently teaches various styles of guitar techniques at a number of schools in the metro Atlanta area and in north Georgia. Adam received a Masters degree in Classical Guitar Performance from Reinhardt University.
Bill received his doctorate in guitar from the University of Arizona in Tucson. He currently teaches guitar at Clayton College and State University. Bill was chosen three times as an International Semifinalist in the Guitar Foundation of America Solo Competition, and worked for four years in the North Carolina Visiting Artist program.ed