American concert organist Wyatt Smith is a native of Rapid City, South Dakota. He performs with “nuance, polish, and personality” (Michael Barone, APM Pipedreams). Wyatt concertizes extensively throughout the United States by keeping an active concert schedule. He has performed in twenty-eight states throughout the US over the last seven years, and more recently in Europe.
Wyatt is currently a doctoral student at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he studies organ performance with Dr. Carole Terry. He received his Master of Music degree from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and the Yale School of Music, where he studied organ performance with Dr. Martin Jean. His Bachelor of Music degree in organ performance is from the University of South Dakota, where he was an organ student of Dr. Larry Schou.
Wyatt is the Organist at St. Alphonsus Parish in Seattle, Washington, where he plays the Fritts-Richards organ, Op. 4.
We are pleased to welcome Wyatt to the Tacoma chapter. Please welcome Wyatt when you run into him at a meeting.