Alan Smith

Alan Smith 71363

Position: Professor (cello); Coordinator of String Area
Phone: 419-372-8420
Email: alanmsm@bgsu.edu
Address: 1060 Moore Musical Arts Center


Professor and coordinator of strings; graduate of the University of Texas; formerly on the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, visiting professor of cello at the Oberlin Conservatory and the University of Arizona; winner of several national artist competitions and soloist with the Houston, Shreveport, Abilene (Texas), Midland-Odessa (Texas), Lima and Filharmonica de Jalisco (Mexico) orchestras and others in Denver, Philadelphia, Kansas City and Washington, D.C.; solo recitals throughout the United States including the Phillips Collection and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., represented the United States in a concert cycle of international piano/cello duos sponsored by the Bellas Artes concert series in Mexico City; other performances have included the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall and the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto; master classes at La Escuela Nacional de Musica (University of Mexico), Shanghai and Sichuan Conservatories of Music (Peoples Republic of China); cellist with the Colorado Springs, Corpus Christi and North Carolina Symphonies; principal of the Austin Symphony (Texas); judge for The Leonard Rose International Cello Competition; clinician at the National String Workshop (Madison, Wis.), the mid-West International Band and Orchestra Conference (Chicago); guest artist with the Lancaster Festival (Ohio), the Chapel Hill Chamber Music Festival (N.C.) and Chautauqua Institution; tours of Mexico, Korea, Taiwan, the Netherlands, Belgium, Romania and the Peoples Republic of China as cellist of The Guarneri Duo; represented Ohio at Millennium Stage State Days Concert Series at the Kennedy Center and on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.; has recorded on the Mutual, Columbia, Access and ASUC labels.