Kevin D. Smith, DMA, has a professional career in higher education spanning more than twenty years in education, church music, and musical theatre. In the past 15 years, he has served as Music Department Chair, Director of Choral Activities, Director of Music Theory, and Coordinator of Music Education at schools in the Midwest and Northeast. He has B.S in Music Education (Eastern Nazarene College), an M.S.M. in Choral Conducting (Emory University) and a D.M.A in Conducting (Louisiana State University).
The Future of the Arts in Higher Education: Finding a Path Forward (Thoughts of a Music Department Chair)