Everette Scott Smith joined the faculty of Southeastern Louisiana University in the fall of 2012 where he teaches Applied Oboe, Music Fundamentals, and Music History (Film Music). He also served as assistant director of the Chamber Orchestra during the 2012-2013 school year. He received a Bachelors degree from Furman University and Masters degrees from The University of Alabama and The University of Miami in oboe and historical musicology respectively. He completed his PhD coursework in Historical Musicology and Comparative Literature at Louisiana State University.
Prior to his arrival at Southeastern he taught at the University of Miami and the University of Alabama. As an oboist and English hornist he has played nationally throughout the Southeast, New York, Boston, and internationally in France and Brasil. Locally he has performed with The Baton Rouge Symphony, The Rapides Symphony, The Gulf Coast Symphony, The Acadian Symphony, The Louisiana Sinfonietta, The Natchez Opera Festival, and additionally with The Jefferson Parish Performing Arts Society. His primary teachers have been James Ryon, Erik Larson, Wayne Rapier, and Louis Rosenblatt.
As an historical musicologist he has presented his research nationally at the annual meetings of The Society for American Music, The American Comparative Literature Society, Music and the Moving Image Conference, and in lecture at the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. His primary research interests include twentieth-century avant-garde art movements (specifically Dada and Surrealism), film studies, and music of the American post-war avant-garde. Currently he serves on the Public Relations committee for The Society for American Music.