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Preston Smith
Tuba

Preston Smith is a tuba player currently completing his fourth year at the Eastman School of Music where he is a pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance.  He began his musical studies in Chicago, IL where he studied with Scott Tegge.  While in Chicago, he was a member of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra for 5 Years under the batons of Terrance Malone Gray and Allen Tinkham.  He also spent a year studying at the Merit School of Music and performed with their Wind Symphony.  While at Eastman, Preston has studied with Professor Don Harry.  He has been a part of the Eastman Wind Ensemble, Philharmonia, Tuba Mirum, Brass Guild and the Resolution Brass Quintet.  This will be Preston’s first summer attending AIMS.