Dr. Andrew Smith

Instructor of Music Theory, Interlochen Arts Camp

D.M.A., Contemporary Music, Bowling Green State University; M.M., Music Composition, Bowling Green State University; B.M., Music Composition/Clarinet Performance, State University of New York at Fredonia

Andrew Martin Smith is a composer, clarinetist, and entrepreneur based in Western New York. Through his music he explores the sonic ramifications of interdisciplinary influence and inspiration. His compositions have been included in contemporary music festivals and conferences throughout the United States and Europe, including the Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Electronic Music Midwest, and the International Computer Music Conference. The SEAMUS and Beauport Classical labels have released recordings of his music, and his chamber composition for voice, clarinet, and alto saxophone was featured in the SCI Journal of Music Scores. Smith received degrees in music from the State University of New York at Fredonia and Bowling Green State University. His primary composition instructors have included Mikel Kuehn, Elainie Lillios, Burton Beerman, Andrea Reinkemeyer, Donald Bohlen, and Karl Boelter. He is currently an Adjunct Instructor at the Fredonia School of Music, where he teaches courses in Theory and Composition.