Curtis Smith, M.A.

Curt Smith

Curtis Smith, M.A.

Instructor Emeritus
Music Theory, Piano, Music Technology


Curt Smith is a long time member of the UCCS faculty. He teaches Music Theory, music appreciation classes, and a variety of topics courses, including: Computer Applications in Music, Jazz History, Opera, and Symphonic Music. For ten years he wrote program notes for the Colorado Springs Symphony and frequently led their concert previews. He maintains a class of private piano students for whom he wrote a series of modern pedagogical pieces titled "For the Twentieth Century Young (at heart!)," which is published by Boston Music. He received his Master of Arts degree from the Eastman School of Music.

Courses Taught

Lower Division

  • Advanced Music Theory
  • The Computer in Music

Upper Division

  • Advanced Computer Music Composition