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Brigitte Smith-Rolfe

Brigitte Smith is in her fifteenth year of music education, all of which have been in the San Marcos CISD schools where she has taught grades K-12. She is currently in her 6th year of co-directing the choirs of San Marcos High School with her colleague, Dawn Sheridan-Reinhuber.  Smith received her Bachelors of Music Education from Texas State University and her Masters in Choral Conducting from Michigan State University, where she was a student of Dr. Sandra Snow, Dr. Jonathan Reed, and Dr. David Rayl.

Under her direction, choirs of all levels have received numerous Sweepstakes awards and Division I ratings at UIL and festival competitions. Most notably, In February 2020, the San Marcos High School Varsity Tenor-Bass Choir was selected as an Honor Choir for the Texas Music Educators Association State Convention. In addition to her director duties, she is the SMHS chapter advisor for the Tri-M Music Honor Society, and is a founding member of the Purgatory Creek Chorale.

Smith serves as a clinician and adjudicator throughout the state, and is an active member of the Texas Music Adjudicators Association where she serves on the Committee for Standards of Adjudication and Performance Practices. She has had the honor of serving the Texas Music Educators Association as Middle School Vocal Coordinator, Region Choir Clinician, Region Choir Organizer, and Region Choir Section Leader. 

Outside of her day job, she is an avid camper and travel enthusiast, and proudly serves as Group Leader for the San Marcos Chapter of the National Stuttering Awareness Association.  She lives in San Marcos, TX with her band director husband, Nathan, and is the proud mother of a nineteen year old son, Cayden, currently a  Trombone Performance/Education major at Texas A&M-Kingsville, and a precious five year old boy, Mason, who loves to play with bugs and dirt.