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.
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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
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
May 14, 2022: Studio recital for the students of Dr. Smith. Program to include works by Milhaud, Ibert, Rueff, Quate, and more. Learn more about Dr. Smith and his teaching.
May 22, 2022: YOCJ Saxophone Choir performance conducted by Dr. Smith of works by Daniel Muck, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, and the world premiere arrangement of music from Lord of the Rings (arr. Kline).
July 12, 2022: Dr. Smith will perform alongside acclaimed soloist, historian, and professor, Dr. Paul Cohen in an educational presentation of works for saxophone quartet that will be recorded on a CD in July of 2022.
Summer 2023: YOCJ Saxophone Choir Performance tour. More details coming soon!