Noah Smith is appointed organ scholar at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma. He will accompany the choirs on the organ, Schoenstein Opus 173, under the mentorship of music director Joseph Arndt. Smith is a third-year undergraduate student at the University of Oklahoma pursuing degrees in organ and piano performance, studying with Adam Pajan and Jeongwon Ham. He is also a technician at the Red River Pipe Organ Company.
Smith grew up in Russellville, Arkansas, where he attended All Saints’ Episcopal Church. A National Merit Scholar, he is the recipient of multiple music scholarships at OU. He was named OU’s Outstanding Undergraduate Organ Student for the 2021–2022 academic year and won the OU Young Artist Competition and the OU Rising Stars Competition in 2021. In 2020, he was awarded prizes by the Little Rock Musical Coterie, the OKC Ladies Music Club, and the Hyechka Club of Tulsa.
For information: sjtulsa.org.