Scott Conklin earned Master of Music and Doctorate of Musical Arts degrees from The University of Michigan School of Music as a student of Paul Kantor. He also holds a Bachelor of Music degree from The Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied with David Updegraff. During his youth, Conklin was a Suzuki student of Carol Dallinger at the University of Evansville (IN). Conklin regularly performs as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player, and is currently Associate Professor of Violin at The University of Iowa School of Music.