Stephanie K. Smith is in her fifteenth year as the Director of Instrumental
Music at Teays Valley High School where the Marching Band, Concert Band
and Wind Ensemble have earned numerous awards and ratings of Superior
at the District and State Level. She earned a Bachelor of Music Education
Degree from The Ohio State University and a Master of Music Education with
Instrumental Emphasis from Capital University.
Ms. Smith is completing her 25th year of teaching, having taught at both Bishop Ready
and Madison Plains before accepting the appointment at Teays Valley. She is the 2015
recipient of the Columbus Symphony Secondary Music Educator Award. In addition to
her teaching responsibilities, Ms. Smith is an OMEA Band Adjudicator and serves as the
Marching Band Adjudications Chair on the OMEA Adjudicated Events Committee. She
performs on flugel horn with the Brass Band of Columbus and she is also a charter member
of the Athena Brass Band.
Ms. Smith’s professional affiliations include the National Association for Music
Education, the Ohio Music Education Association, the National Honorary Band
Fraternity Phi Beta Mu, the International Women’s Brass Conference and the
North American Brass Band Association.