About Jordan (150 Words)
Jordan Randall Smith is the Music Director of Symphony Number One, Music Director at Hunt's Church, and Conductor of the Hopkins Concert Orchestra at the Johns Hopkins University. Jordan's leadership of Mahler's fourth symphony was praised by the Baltimore Sun: "The third movement, in particular, was quite sensitively molded." Conductor Alan Gilbert called Jordan’s conducting, “impressive.”
A 2010 Bruno Walter Fellow at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Smith studied with Marin Alsop and Gustav Meier and conducted the festival orchestra in concert. Jordan has recorded six commercial releases and led over 40 world premieres.
Smith has mentored hundreds of young musicians in ensembles across the country and is currently the conductor of the Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra Symphonia. A Doctor of Musical Arts candidate in Conducting at the Peabody Conservatory, Jordan was invited to give a TED Talk at TEDxMidatlantic 2017 and is a contributor to Baltimore Magazine.
About Jordan (50 Words)
Jordan Randall Smith is the Music Director of Symphony Number One, Assistant Conductor at Johns Hopkins University's Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, and conductor at Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra. Jordan has led 40 world premieres, recorded six albums, given a TED Talk at TEDxMidatlantic, and been a contributor to Baltimore Magazine.