Robin Smith, Bass

Faculty member since 2007, Mrs. Smith holds a Master of Music in Bass Performance from the St. Louis Conservatory of Music, a Master of Arts in Education from the University of Tulsa, and a Bachelor of Music in Bass Performance from Oral Roberts University. She is the Principal Bassist of the Signature Symphony and Assistant Principal Bassist of the Bartlesville Symphony Orchestra. She has also been a member of the Tulsa Philharmonic Orchestra, Wichita Grand Opera Orchestra, and the Illinois Symphony Orchestra. She has performed with the national tours of many Broadway musicals including CamelotHello Dolly, Peter Pan, Chicago, Titanic and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. She has also performed in Russia, Poland, and Austria.

  • Education data on more that 25,000 secondary students reveals that students who report consistent high levels of involvement in instrumental music over the middle and high school years show “significantly higher levels of mathematics proficiency by grade 12.”

    – Source: Catterall, James S., Richard Chapleau, and John Iwanaga. “Involvement in the Arts and Human Development: General Involvement and Intensive Involvement in Music and Theatre Arts,” 1999 Retrieved December 13, 2011 from the NAMM Foundation Web site. [/quote]