MEET THE ORCHESTRA
LAURA SMITH | violin
A graduate of the Julliard School and Mannes College of Music. In addition to performing with Symphoria and the Glimmerglass Opera in Cooperstown, Ms. Smith is an active music educator who’s background in string music education includes 15 years of coaching and teaching with the InterSchool Orchestras of New York (NYC), and as a faculty member of the Kinhaven Music School and Summertrios. Laura is currently on the music faculty at the Allen-Stevenson School in NYC, where she has taught for the past 17 years. She frequently gives string master classes, and she was asked to adjudicate for the NYSSMA Festival in Manhattan. Ms. Smith has a Master’s degree in Opera/Music-Theater and is a certified Yoga Therapy and Chair Yoga teacher.