New Hampshire
Profile Type: Artist
Erin M. Smith

Erin M. Smith is a classically-trained soprano, teacher, arts administrator, and arts advocate. 

As a soprano, Erin has performed leading roles in operas with notable New England Organizations such as Opera Providence, Cape Cod Opera, Boston Opera Collaborative, Mass Opera, Opera del West, Piccola Opera, Opera NH, and more. Erin has also appreared as an orchestral soloist in operatic concerts with The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra and Hillyer Festival Orchestra. As an oratorio soloist, Erin has appeared with notable New England organizations such as Portsmouth Pro Musica, Chorus North Shore, The Falmouth Chorale, The Concord Chorale, The Granite State Choral Society, Nashua Choral Society, The Portmsouth Symphony Orchestra, and more. An advocate for newly composed music, Erin has performed numerous works with the Boston New Music Initiative including those by Jessica Rudman, Emily Cooley, David Biedenbender, Timothy A. Davis, Dale Trumbore, and more. 

As Music Educator, Erin has worked with elementary, middle school, high school, and college students. Erin worked for four seasons as a Teaching Artist with the Metropolitan Opera Guild in the Urban Voices program. Erin taught lessons on vocal music with opera integration to students in grades K-4 in Lawrence and Lowell, MA. Erin currently works as a chorus and general music teacher in the Sanborn Regional School District where she teaches vocal music and conducts the district choirs in grades 6-12. Additionally, Erin serves as the High School Drama Club Director and directs the fall play and music directs the spring musical each year.  Erin also teaches voice as a Lecturer of Fine Arts at Saint Anselm College, and operates her own private voice studio. Erin has previously served on the faculties of The Prodigy Program (Westwood, MA), The Bedford Youth Performing Company, and The Portsmouth Music and Arts Center (PMAC). 

As an administrator, Erin was a founding member of the Boston New Music Initiative and served as the Artistic Director from 2010-2014. Erin is currently working to establish a chapter of Opera on Tap in NH, which was due to premiere in April 2020 but was postponed due to COVID-19. 

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Recorded live at the Portsmouth Music Hall with the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra
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Contact Information

First Name: 
Erin M.
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Physical Address: 
Dover, NH 03820
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Profile Type: 
Primary Discipline: 
Music - Opera
Additional Disciplines: 
Music - General
Music - Chamber
Music - Children's
Music - Choral
Music - New
Music - Orchestral
Theater - Musical
Year Founded: 
Populations Served: 
General Public
Immigrant Populations
LGBTQ Populations
Native American Tribes
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Veteran/Active Duty Military Personnel
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Audio or Video Recording
Community Arts
Professional Development / Training
Professional Network Gatherings / Events
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Residency - Community
Residency - In School
Wedding / Parties / Private Gatherings
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
Multi-County Region
Multi-State Region

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
National Association of Teachers of Singing
National Association for Music Educators
New Hampshire Music Educators Association
M.A. in Vocal Performance, The University of Iowa
B.M. in Music Education and Vocal Performance, Western Michigan University
I am on the following State Arts Agency Roster(s): 
New Hampshire Education Roster

I am a Touring Artist

Technical Requirements: 
Fee Range Minimum: 
Fee Range Maximum: 
State of Residence: 
New Hampshire
Minimum Number of Performers: 
Maximum Number of Performers: 

I am a Teaching Artist

Teaching Settings: 
Afterschool Program
Arts and Cultural Center / Venue
Community Site / Center
Corporate Business
Healthcare Facility
Private Studio
School / University
Subject Areas: 
Arts Integration - Communications
Arts Integration - Foreign Languages
Arts Integration - History and Social Science
Ages Served: 
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age
Certifications / Training: 
NH K-12 Music Education Certification
Fee Range Minimum: 
Fee Range Maximum: