Guitarist Austin Smith is an international guitarist and composer in Boston, MA. He received a Bachelors Degree in composition at Berklee College of Music, where he was awarded the 2017 Jeronimas Kacinskas Award for Outstanding composition and the 2018 John Bavichhi/Beverly Lewis Award for Outstanding composition.
Smith participated in the final round of the 2018 International Antonin Dvorak Composition Competition and has previously worked with the Esterhazy String Quartet and L Anima String Quartet. Austin Smith has also recorded and performed in a variety of styles in the United States and Europe as a guitarist and composer.
He currently studies composition with Alla Elana Cohen and previously studied composition with Panos Liaropoulos, Vuk Kulenovic, and Dennis Leclaire. Smith studied guitar with Mick Goodrick, David Tronzo, and Jon Damian.