Mary Scott Smith, piano
Mary Scott Smith, pianist, is in frequent demand as both a soloist and an accompanist. She recently retired as a full-time Professor of Music at Texarkana College but remains on staff as the piano teacher and accompanist for the Texarkana Regional Chorale. At TC, she was the recipient of the 2009 Texarkana College Endowed Chair Award for Teaching Excellence and served a term as President of the Texarkana College Faculty Association. She founded the TC Music Series and still performs often on campus concerts. Additionally, Mrs. Smith is a founder and principal keyboard player with the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra and has been a featured concerto soloist. She is a frequent Texas Two Year College All State Choir accompanist and has also accompanied the Rhode Island All State Choir, ACDA choirs and various All State and All Region choirs. Professional memberships include the Music Teachers National Association, through which she holds national certification, the AR-TX Music Connection and the Texarkana Music Teachers Association. She is also a member of the Sue Sanderson Garden Club.
Mrs. Smith attended The Eastman School of Music and Florida State University where she received a Masters degree in Piano Performance. She has been on the music faculty or staff at The University of Arkansas, The University of Rhode Island, The University of Tampa and Hillsborough Community College, Tampa.
Mary Scott is married to Dr. C. Jack Smith and they attend Williams Memorial United Methodist Church.