Robert W. Smith
5/14, 5/15 & 5/16
Mr. Smith (b. 1958) is one of the most popular and prolific composers in America today. He has over 800 publications with the majority composed and arranged through his long association with Warner Bros. Publications and the Belwin catalog. Mr. Smith’s credits include many compositions and productions in all areas of the music field. His original works for winds and percussion have been programmed by countless military, university, high school, and middle school bands throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, South America and Asia. His Symphony #1 (The Divine Comedy), Symphony #2 (The Odyssey), Symphony #3 (Don Quixote), Inchon and Africa: Ceremony, Song and Ritual have received worldwide critical acclaim. His educational compositions such as The Tempest, Encanto, and The Great Locomotive Chase have become standards for developing bands throughout the world.