Instructor of Clarinet, Interlochen Arts Camp
D.M.A., Clarinet Performance, The Ohio State University; M.M., Clarinet Performance, The Ohio State University; B.M., Clarinet Performance, Western Kentucky University
Magie Smith joined the music faculty at Eastern Illinois University in the fall of 2006. There, she teaches clarinet, directs the Community Music Program, serves as the Division Director for music general education courses. She is an active recitalist, orchestral musician, clinician, and adjudicator. She earned Master's and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in clarinet from The Ohio State University. While at Ohio State, Dr. Smith was the recipient of the prestigious University Fellowship, served as the graduate teaching associate for the clarinet studio, and held responsibilities in the music education department. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor's degree in Music Performance. Her principal teachers include James Pyne, Tod Kerstetter, John Carmichael, and Lee Levine. She has enjoyed performing concerts and teaching in Europe, South America and all over the United States. In her free time, Dr. Smith enjoys cooking, storytelling, and traveling.