Adjunct Faculty, Music Program
Stacy Smith earned the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree at the University of Oklahoma where he studied clarinet with the late Dr. David Etheridge and Hungarian virtuoso Jozsef Balogh and saxophone with Dr. Gail Hall. He earned the Master of Music degree at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois where he studied clarinet with Larry Combs, principal clarinet of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and he earned the Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music.
Dr. Smith served as Assistant Professor of Music at Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Illinois 2019-2021. Previously, he served as adjunct instructor of clarinet at Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma, Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma, and the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma.Dr. Smith’s varied performance experience includes symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, opera orchestra, symphonic wind ensemble, and various chamber music ensembles. He has performed as a substitute player with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and Tulsa Philharmonic on multiple occasions and has appeared as a soloist with multiple orchestras and string quartets. He appeared three times as a featured artist at the University of Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium, an international event for 37 years. He has also presented research and performed as an ensemble performer at ClarinetFest, the annual conference of the International Clarinet Association, and he authored an article published in the September 2022 issue of The Clarinet, the pedagogical journal of the International Clarinet Association.