Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Michael Wayne Smith is the newly appointed Director of Music at The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, supervising a comprehensive PreK-12 program. He also serves as Organist and Choirmaster at Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge National Historic Park. Prior to moving to Philadelphia, he served as Organist and Choirmaster at Groton School in Massachusetts, and has served as organist at churches in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and his home state of Alabama. He received two Master of Music degrees from Yale University in Organ Performance and Choral Conducting, and served as assistant conductor of the famed Yale Glee Club. His undergraduate study was at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, where he was also the assistant director of the Birmingham Boys Choir.