PRESS RELEASE: 20 October 2021
The Frances Clark Center appoints Director of Development and Advancement
The Frances Clark Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Smith as Director of Development and Advancement.
“I am so grateful for the opportunity to serve our music community at The Frances Clark Center. Nothing makes me happier than to support dedicated teachers, students, and performing artists who have a shared belief that the world is made brighter through the gift of music.” -Heather Smith
Heather K. Smith, NCTM maintains a multi-faceted career as a music educator, administrator, and community arts advocate. Heather is the co-creator of The Frances Clark Center’s online course, A Pianist’s Guide to Studio Management. She is a member of the College of Examiners for The Royal Conservatory of Music and examines students throughout North America. In addition, she serves on the MTNA Development Committee and the MTNA Business Network.
As a certified Change Leader through the Utah Division of Arts & Museums, Heather enjoys supporting communities through local fundraising events and larger capital campaign initiatives.
Heather received a Master of Music and Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Utah as well as a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri. She is currently completing an MBA at Westminster College in Salt Lake City and will graduate in April 2022. Formerly the Assistant Director and Associate Instructor at the University of Utah’s School of Music Preparatory Division, Heather now teaches both private lessons and group classes in her home studio in Centerville, Utah.