SAXOPHONIST. CONDUCTOR. EDUCATOR.
Due to Dr. Smith's neck injury, he is postponing his current solo performance schedule. Teaching, conducting concerts and Youth Orchestra concerts will continue as normal. As soon as his neck heals, he will be back to giving solo performances
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The Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey Saxophone Choir, directed by Dr. Jordan Smith is the only program of its kind in the United States for students in grades 6-12. Interested in auditioning?
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Recently Released Recordings
Released 02/2024: Dr. Smith performs with the TTF Saxophone Quartet on an eclectic album of works geared toward emerging or younger quartets. Spanning the Renaissance to the Present, these works are perfect for any quartet beginning their musical journey. Other performers include Dr. Paul Cohen, Dan Kochersberger, and Bryan McNamara.
View Recent Performances
Dr. Smith regularly performs as a soloist and with the Manhattan Saxophone Quartet, Epoch Duo, and as a conductor to the YOCJ Saxophone Choir.
Video of Son of God Mass by James Whitbourn
May 21, 2023: YOCJ Saxophone Choir Spring Concert. Conducting works by Holst, Caravan, and Schuman
July 10-14, 2023: YOCJ Chamber Music Camp Saxophone Coach. Learn more here.
October 11, 2023: Co-Recital with Irena Portenko at Saint Peter's University.
October 2023: Performing the Lars-Erik Larsson Concerto with the Monmouth Symphony Orchestra.
Fall 2023-Spring 2024: Stay tuned for more YOCJ concerts, solo, and chamber music concerts!
June 2024: The YOCJ Saxophone program will tour Austria, performing in Vienna and other locations.