D.J. Smith, Instructor of piano, class
D.J. Smith instructs keyboard skills for music and dance
majors at Butler University. Smith maintains his own private studio
through the Butler Community Arts School. Passionate about adult
education, Smith also teaches group piano
classes for beginning adults. He holds a bachelor's degree in
piano performance from Indiana Wesleyan University and a master's
in piano pedagogy from Butler University. He is a nationally
certified teacher in music (NCTM).
Smith serves on the board of directors of the Indiana Music
Teachers Association. He is the state coordinator of the IMTA
Hoosier Auditions. D.J. performs regularly as soloist, collaborates
with fellow artists, and frequently lectures at conferences and
festivals throughout the region. Smith is pianist for the
Indianapolis Men's Chorus.