Kirk Smith

Conductor

Kirk Smith

Kirk Smith, a native of Baltimore, MD, has guest conducted throughout the country including appearances in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Nashville, Atlanta, Cleveland, Boston, Houston, Baltimore, Denver, Boulder, Montana, Wisconsin, Iowa, New York, Oregon, Montana, Nevada, Minnesota, Florida, Wyoming, Maine, Michigan and Taipei (Taiwan). He has worked with violinists Robert McDuffie, Sanford Allen, Diane Monroe, and Ashley Horne; cellist Anthony Elliott; pianist Toni-Marie Montgomery and vocalists Simon Estes, William Brown,Thomas Young, Hilda Harris, Jane Olian, Rodrick Dixon, and Donnie Ray Albert;the Morehouse Glee Club, the percussion group NEXUS, the renowned actors, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, and the legendary gospel singers, The Barrett Sisters. He has collaborated with highly regarded American composers such as Alvin Singleton, Libby Larson, Hale Smith, T.J. Anderson, Adrienne Albert, Olly Wilson, Wendell Logan,Thomas Albert,Tracey Rush, William Russo, and Linda Coleman, having conducted state, regional, and world premiers of their works. Recent engagements include the St. Petersburg State Symphony,New Black Music Repertory Ensemble, Des Moines Symphony,Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra, the Dayton Philharmonic, the Amarillo Symphony Chamber Orchestra, the Orquestra de Sinfonia Oaxaca (Mexico), as well as an extensive list of public school all state, all region, and all county festivals across the country.


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