BMD Welcomes Larry Alan Smith as Music Director

Larry Alan Smith, an award-winning composer and recognized conductor and pianist, will join BMD as Music Director beginning this season. Dr. Smith has served as President of the School of American Ballet, is a former Julliard faculty member, and is currently Professor of Composition at the Hartt School of the University of Hartford. In addition to serving as the Artistic and Executive Director of Wintergreen Performing Arts (the organization that mounts the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival in Wintergreen, Virginia each summer), Dr. Smith is also the Artistic Director of Settimane Musicali in Abruzzo (Musical Weeks in Abruzzo), an annual music festival based in Sulmona, Italy. He composed the music for Ozone, which premiered at The Kennedy Center last season at BMD’s 15th Anniversary Concert. We look forward to his involvement with BMD. Learn more about Larry Alan Smith.