Artist Representative:

Marie LaVaque, Operations, Scheduling and Itineraries Manager.

mlv1@comcast.net

"MR. SMITH IS A VIRTUOSO ON THE KEYBOARD."
"...CLEAN AND BRILLIANT...” 
        The National Arts Centre, The Ottawa Journal,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

"...A VERY FINE KEYBOARD ARTIST."
"...HIS LUMINOUS TONE AND RANGE OF COLOUR WAS A DELIGHT." 
             Wigmore Hall, Review of London Recitals, London, England

“...BOUNDLESS SELF-ASSURANCE...” “ HE HAS GIVEN RECITALS, OFTEN OF ONLY HIS OWN COMPOSITIONS...”                                      Carnegie Hall, The Detroit Free Press, Detroit

"THE EARLIEST WORK HEARD ON THE PROGRAM WAS THE 'FANTAISIE DE CONCERT' OF 1959. IT CONTAINS... ALL OF THE CONFIDENCE AND ASSURANCE OF A 14 YEAR OLD PRODIGY OUT TO CONQUER THE WORLD...."  

“POET AS WELL”
“SMITH IS ALSO A POET AND HIS MYSTICAL EFFUSIONS HAVE GIVEN BIRTH TO SOME OF HIS MOST PERSONAL STATEMENTS. THE ELABORATELY TITLED MYSTERY-ÉLAN PHANTASMATA, BOOK LXII OF 1972, IS ACCOMPANIED BY THE FOLLOWING... '...THE DELPHIC WAVES OF A DIVINE SINGING, BROUGHT IN ENDLESS MYSTERY BY POWERS FROM ITS LATENT REALMS.'...."
   The National Arts Centre, The Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

“...DARING...” “...MAKING STATEMENTS OF HIS OWN...”
“...THOROUGHLY MUSICAL AND BEAUTIFUL.”
“...A COMPOSER OF SKILL AND IMAGINATION WITH AWARENESS OF WHAT A PIANO IS CAPABLE OF DOING.” 
  The Aeolian Town Hall, The London Free Press, London, Ontario, Canada

“...A TALENT FOR COMPOSITION...”
“...A BRAVURA PIANO TECHNIQUE...”
“...VIRTUOSO TALENT THAT APPEARED FROM SMITH’S DEXTEROUS PIANO PLAYING.” 
                  The Concertgebouw, Het Parool, Amsterdam, Holland

“THE NOMENCLATURE OF HIS WORKS IS MYSTERIOUS DUE TO THE PARTICULAR MIXTURE OF LATIN, GREEK AND MODERN LANGUAGES (SUCH AS “LUX-HYMN EIDOLA, MYST XXIII”, “METANIMASQUE SONATA IV”, AND “MYSTERY-ÉLAN PHANTASMATA, BOOK CXVIII.”

“...FROM WATERWORKS TO GNOMIC ROUNDS FROM FIREWORKS TO BELL FANTASIES FROM WILL-O'-THE-WISPS TO THUNDERSTORMS...” “...CALLS TO UNLIMITED SOURCES OF LIGHT...” 
                                                  Carnegie Hall, Aufbau, New York