Stewart Smith has a wealth of experience performing in orchestras, wind bands, chamber groups, and jazz ensembles. He also has decades of experiences as a music educator in middle and high schools.


Performance highlights

As a composer/arranger, Smith's works have been performed by jazz ensembles at a number of universities, as well as the Manitoba High School All-Star Big Band, the International Music Camp's Faculty Big Band, and the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra.

Ongoing research and creative works

Smith remains active as a clinician in the areas of low brass, jazz, and music technology, which he has taught at music camps in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, North Dakota, and Vermont. He has adjudicated at music festivals in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

He also is a co-founder of (with Allan Molnar of New York), and the UM coordinator for, the "ALIVE Project" (Accessible Live Internet Video Education), which has advanced real time video education over the internet and brought together music educators, performers and students from across North America and as far away as Europe, Hong Kong and Australia.  Presentations regarding the ALIVE Project have been part of conferences in New York, Long Beach, Chicago, Valley City, San Antonio, Bergen, Norway, Stockholm, Sweden and Canberra, Australia.

In addition to his duties in the Marcel Desautels Faculty of Music, Mr. Smith works full time in the instrumental music department at St. John's- Ravenscourt School in Winnipeg.