Clifford Smith is currently serving his 23rd year as director of bands at St. Anne Grade School. Prior to 1990, Mr. Smith taught at Glenwood School for Boys, worked for Baldwin Piano Co., and for Sam Ash Music Co. in New York City during the 1980’s. Prior to living in New York he taught school at Peoria Heights High School and at Bradley University. He graduated from Bradley in 1973 with a Bachelor of Music Education degree. He completed his Masters degree in music education in 1976. He currently resides with his wife and 2 children in Bourbonnais.