Crystal Smith - Theory

Crystal is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Music (Advanced Performance) at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University under the tutelage of Natasha Vlassenko. Some highlights of Crystal’s musical career include being selected as one of the Australian Piano Showcase for the Sydney International Piano Competition 2016, winning First Place in the Queensland Piano Competition 2015, being a finalist in the Basil Jones Sonata Prize 2015, and receiving the Victoria Chalmers Education Excellence Award 2015, Most Promising Pianist Tweed Valley Award 2015, G.H. Stainlay Memorial Award 2014, and Young Conservatorium Nora Baird Keyboard Award 2014. Crystal has also participated in masterclasses and lessons with Ian Munro, Gerard Willems, Neal Peres da Costa, Duncan Gifford, and Roy Howat. She is also a member of the Accompanists Guild of Queensland and holds an AMusA and LMusA.