ANNOUNCEMENTS for 7th grade Band & Orchestraband = blueorchestra = orangeboth = green(Please check Power School for upcoming assignments)Congratulations to the 7th grade Band for a successful festival experience Friday (3-15-19) at Hartland High School! We received some great feedback from our adjudicators from U of M and Albion College. Now it's time to utilize this information for our final concert cycle of the year; the Cedar Point Festival and the Spring Concert!Click HERE for information about scholarships for camp or private lessons from the Birmingham Concert Band! Application deadline is April 1.SOLO & ENSEMBLE FESTIVAL **UPDATE**To learn more about this event open to all 7th grade band and orchestra students, please click on the Solo & Ensemble link to the left. Contact me if you have any concerns.CEDAR POINT FESTIVAL 2019Click the Cedar Point link to the left for all information concerning this enjoyable educational event!
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors in Music Education (Wayne State) Masters in Education Administration (Wayne State)
Mr. Smith's BioHello Berkshire community. My name is Sean Smith and I am the 7th grade Band and Orchestra director. I am a native Detroiter and a current resident of Southfield, MI. I received both my B.A. in Music Education and M.Ed. in Education Administration from Wayne State University. My beautiful wife Stacy and I have three lovely children who attend Birmingham schools. Some of my hobbies include chess, tennis, church events, and watching CNBC.I have 15+ years of teaching experience with Detroit Public Schools, Grosse Pointe Public Schools, the DSO Honda Power of Dreams String Project, the WSU Weekend School of Music, and the Winans Academy of Performing Arts.My primary instrument is the cello and my secondary is French horn. I currently play the organ/keyboard for my church. As a performer I've had the opportunity to perform with the National Symphony Orchestra Summer Institute, the Disney Orchestra, as a soloist for the WSU Concerto competition, and to perform and record with several local and international ensembles and artists.