Kristen Smith

Originally from TX, Kristen holds a Master of Music in Musical Theatre Performance from New York University Steinhardt and a Bachelor of Music Education in Choral/Classical Voice with Minors in Piano and Religion from Baylor University. Children’s and Youth Music Director since 2016, she has directed the Youth Choir since 2012 and now also directs the 3rd-5th Grade Choir and Youth Instrumental Ensemble. Teaching includes SPC Preschool, Roanoke Children’s Theatre, Roanoke City Public Schools Middle School Choir, and Ferrum College and NYU Adjunct Faculty for Voice and Musical Theatre. Performing includes Carrington Kay, Roanoke Children’s Theatre, Mill Mountain Theatre, Opera Roanoke, and Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

Kristen is married to Robert, and they have a son, RC, and daughter, Paisley.