Christian Smith ’12

Major: Percussion Performance

ACADEMY (Winter 2010-11)

Christian Smith is in his last year at the Oberlin Conservatory where he studies percussion with Professor Michael Rosen. He also has studied with David Fishlock of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Allen Otte of Percussion Group: Cincinnati, and Matthew Duvall of eighth blackbird. Christian has attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Music ‘08 and ‘10, the SICPP Festival, and the Lucerne Festival Academy. He has worked with composers Per Bloland, Amy Kirsten, Hannah Lash, Josh Levine, Tom Lopez, Lewis Nielson, Mark Poliks, Steve Reich, Rand Steiger, and with numerous student composers. Christian will perform with ICE on January 21 in Oberlin.