School of Music

Nancy Smith

Artist Faculty in Percussion
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Corthell Hall

Contact Information

Phone: 207-780-5265

Nancy Smith, principal percussionist with the Portland Symphony, member of the Boston Ballet Orchestra, Timpanist of PORT Opera and the Portland Ballet, maintains an active performing and teaching schedule. 

A graduate of the New England Conservatory where she studied with Everett (Vic) Firth and a Tanglewood Fellow, Ms. Smith has been a member of the Jacksonville Symphony, la Orcestra Sinfonica de VeraCruz, the New Hampshire Symphony the Connecticut Orchestra, and the  Spectrum Percussion Trio. She performs regularly with  Boston Lyric Opera and has over forty production credits with the Maine State Music Theatre.

A past president of the Maine chapter of PAS, Ms. Smith is on the applied faculty of the University of Southern Maine, the University of New Hampshire and Bowdoin College. 

Auditions for: Portland Youth Symphony Orchestras, Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, and Youth Choirs

USM Youth Ensembles

The USM Youth Ensembles invite young musicians and singers (ages 8-18) to audition for the following ensembles.

Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra
Portland Youth Wind Ensemble
Portland Youth Junior Orchestra
Portland Young Peoples String Consort
Southern Maine Youth Chorale
Southern Maine Children's Choir

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