Darden Smith is a singer-songwriter, educator, and the founder of the SongwritingWith program. His 28-year career has led to fourteen critically acclaimed albums. Among his diverse projects, he has composed a symphony, scored three full-evening dance theater productions, produced a documentary for BBC2 Radio, led creativity workshops for schools and corporate clients. He was the Artist-in-Residence at the Oklahoma State University’s Riata School of Entrepreneurship from 2011 – 2013. Smith is the founder and creative director of SongwritingWith:Soldiers, a project that pairs professional songwriters with wounded soldiers, to create songs based on the soldiers’ stories of combat and returning home.
Smith’s latest album is Love Calling, released July 30, 2013 on Compass Records.
See Darden speak on Thursday, October 23rd at 2PM on a panel on Entrepreneurship in the Performing Arts.