Students take 1st place in 2021 CJMEA Competition

Dr. Smith's students recently took 1st place for soprano, alto, and tenor saxophone in the CJMEA Region Band competition.

Live performance from November 2021 with the Rise Up Chorus, the Highland Park Community Chorus and Dr. Smith on Soprano.

YOCJ Saxophone Choir to Tour the Baltic States!

The Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey Saxophone Choir, directed by Dr. Jordan Smith, will tour the countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Finland in the Summer of 2023.  Interested in auditioning?  Sign up here.

Recently Released Recordings

Jordan Smith performs on Soprano and Alto Saxophone in new recordings of "In the Depths of the Clouds" by Lu Pei and "I Never Saw Another Butterfly" by Ellwood Derr, alongside pianist Irena Portenko and vocalist Elisabeth Halliday.

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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

January 23, 2022: YOCJ Saxophone Choir performance.  Works by Jonathan Russell, Piazzolla, and world premiere of Sweeney Todd Medley (arr. Emma Behrens)

January 26, 2022: Duo performance with Irena Portenko for Music at Grace.  Works by Decruck, Quate, and more.

April 2, 2022: YOCJ Saxophone Ensemble performance

July 2022: YOCJ Chamber Music Camp

2021-2022: The YOCJ Saxophone Choir returns to performing.  Audition here.

Summer 2023: YOCJ Saxophone Choir Performance tour of Latvia, Estonia, and Finland.  More details forthcoming!

Dr. Smith has been teaching students of all ages for over a decade, with students regularly winning regional and all-state competitions.  Now accepting students

in the greater Princeton, NJ area.