SAXOPHONIST. CONDUCTOR. EDUCATOR.
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.
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.
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)
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!