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Kristen Smith

After 8 years in Boston, MA, Kristen Smith, an Iroquois graduate, is thrilled to be back in Buffalo and excited to share her love of music with your students! Mrs. Smith earned her music education degree from SUNY Fredonia and then went on to complete a Master of Music degree in Voice Performance from the New England Conservatory. While at the New England Conservatory, Mrs. Smith studied voice with the acclaimed lyric coloratura Carole Haber and performed the roles of Queen of the Night from Die Zauberflöte , Governess from The Turn of the Screw , and Rosalinde from Die Fledermaus . After graduating, Mrs. Smith taught middle school general music and chorus in both Massachusetts and Texas with great success taking her choirs to state competitions and receiving superior ratings. Mrs. Smith is the Associate Director of the Chamber Choir for the Buffalo Niagara Youth Chorus, teaches Mini Music Makers classes for 0-5 year olds at Main Stage Studios, and leads Kids Worship at Life Church Buffalo along with her countertenor husband. They just bought their first home in Hamburg and are ready to finally put down roots with their son, Cohen.