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Kristen Smith

Adjunct Faculty, Bassoon; Woodwinds Area Coordinator



Phone: 937-229-3936

FH 477

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Kristen Smith is associate professor of bassoon at the University of Dayton. She is second bassoon in the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra where she has performed for 24 years. An avid musician, she has performed with the New Orleans Symphony, the Baton Rouge Symphony, the Cincinnati Ballet, the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, the Cincinnati Symphony, and the Northern Kentucky Symphony, to name a few. She has also taught bassoon performance at Northern Kentucky University as well as several area high schools. She earned her bachelors degree at Louisiana State University and her Masters degree at Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Kristen is a native of Texas.