Jeremy Smith is a composer, theorist, educator, and entrepreneur. His work has been widely
performed by ensembles such as The International Contemporary Ensemble, The Nashville
Composers Collective, The Shoals Symphony, Perimeter Flute Quartet, the Huntsville Youth
Orchestra, and The University of Alabama Concert Band.
Beyond the concert stage, he is a sought-after collaborator across genres. He has worked with a number
of pageantry groups, most notably Music City Drum and Bugle Corps, Chattanooga Independent
Percussion Ensemble, Bartlett High School, Clarksville Audio Theatre, Music City Winds, and The
University of Alabama Million Dollar Band. His musical contributions can be heard on the Reckon
Radio podcast "Unjustifiable," which, in addition to winning the National Edward R. Murrow Award
for Best Podcast, was narrated by the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Archibald. He is the
owner and operator of SouthCoast Music Design LLC, a company that specializes in custom
Marching Band, Indoor Percussion, and Indoor Wind shows. His involvement with SouthCoast has
led to his designing, arranging, and consulting on well over 100 unique productions across 10 states.
Jeremy resides in Florence, AL, where he serves as the executive director of The Shoals Symphony at
UNA. He is an alumnus of the University of North Alabama, where he received a Bachelor of Science
in Instrumental Music with a minor in Philosophy, and Middle Tennessee State University, where he
received a Masters in Music Theory and Composition. Currently, he is a doctoral candidate and
teacher of record at The University of Alabama, where he is pursuing a DMA in Composition and an
Adjunct Professor of Composition at the University of North Alabama.