Andrew Smith is active in Boston’s musical community as a composer and
educator.  His music has been showcased at nationally recognized venues such
as Carnegie Hall, Chicago’s Symphony Center, Hill Auditorium, and the Hawaii Theatre, and presented at various festivals including Boston University’s
Tanglewood Institute, the University of Central Missouri’s New Music Festival, the
Aspen Composers’ Conference, and Southern Illinois University’s Outside the
Box New Music Festival. Smith has been commissioned by ensembles and
organizations such as the Kwazulu Natal Youth Wind Band, the Bellville High
School Symphony Band, Arneis String Quartet, the West Salem Symphonic
Band, Anthology vocal quartet, Ensemble 451, the Rivers School Conservatory,
the Redline Brass Quintet, ALEA III, the SIUC Percussion Ensemble, and the
Xanthos Ensemble. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors
including the International Music Prize for Excellence in Music Composition from
the National Academy of Music, the Carl Deis Prize for Excellence in Music
Composition, an honors award from Boston University, and was named a
semifinalist in the American Prize. Smith earned his D.M.A from Boston
University and his M.M. and B.M. from Southern Illinois University.  He has
studied with Samuel Headrick, Martin Amlin, Theodore Antoniou, Richard
Cornell, David Kopp, Joshua Fineberg, Frank Stemper, Kathleen Ginther, and
Eric Mandat.  Smith is currently on the music faculty at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, Boston University, and Keene State College. His music
is published by World Projects.

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