Scott Walters is the partner of superstar opera singer, David Daniels –the same being accused of rape.
Scott’s husband is known as one of the world’s most famous countertenors. 52-year-old Daniels name is now being tainted as he is being accused of rape by Samuel Schultz.
Reports say the incident took place back in 2010. Up-and-coming baritone Samuel Schultz claims he was drugged and raped not only by David Daniels but also by Scott Walters.
At the time, Samuel claims he was invited by the couple –who is now married –to their apartment following a performance in Houston. He revealed he was given a drink — and that he blacked out and awoke hours later, disoriented and bleeding from the rectum.
According to the NY Daily News, Schultz filed a complaint with the University of Michigan Police Department’s special victims unit in July. Authorities in Michigan, in turn, passed the complaint on to the Houston Police Department.
Daniels a South Carolina native began to sing as a boy soprano. He earned an undergraduate degree from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. He made his graduate studies at the University of Michigan.
Since then, Daniels has appeared with the world’s major opera companies and on its main concert and recital stages. He made history as the first countertenor to give a solo recital in the main auditorium of Carnegie Hall.
As for Scott Walters, he is a conductor, singer, and educator. Scott has served as conductor of the Orpheus Singers, assistant conductor of the Residential College Singers, Arts Chorale, and assistant conductor of the University and Chamber Choir.
In 2017, he was named Out Loud Chorus’ artistic director. He’s appeared as a soloist and section member of the UMS Choral Union and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, as well as singing backup for Barry Manilow. Scott was regularly sought out for vocal lessons and coachings in Atlanta and metro-Atlanta area before returning to Ann Arbor.
He studied voice performance with Carmen Pelton and Valerie Walters. Before commencing graduate studies, Scott served as director of choral music and taught drama at Pepperell High School in Rome, GA.
The Kennesaw, GA, native earned his B.M. in music education from Kennesaw State University. Daniels has denied the rape allegations.