Halide K. Smith
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Florida State Association
of the
National League of
American Pen Women, Inc.

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Available Music




Twelve songs and arrangements available on cassette tape (copyrighted)


Side A: Award-Winning New Age & Old Favorites

Side B: Beautiful musical sounds of nature, raindrops, birds, toy bells, train tracks, mountain stream, a dog choir and more.


Price $10.00



click on a link to play a sample


Five AM

My Friend Judi

Coconut Man

Song Without Words

Chopin Goes Boogie

Sand and Water  


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Halide Kamay Smith



Composer & Artist






Halide Kamay Smith is a composer and artist, composing music for a variety of musical instruments from contemporary to classic. She paints in oil, watercolor and acrylic.


As a child of Kazan Turk, Ms. Smith was born and raised in Korea and moved to Turkey at a young age. Ms. Smith is world-traveled and has been influenced by many cultures which are reflected in her unique and innovative musical compositions.


Ms. Smith studied piano from an early age with a German teacher in Korea. Once she moved to the United States, she attended Northern Oklahoma College studying music. She also studied orchestration at Oklahoma State University.





Halide K. Smith presented two musical programs of her work to the National League of American Pen Women Sarasota Branch at the Sarasota Yacht Club and to the Sigma Alpha Iota, International Music Fraternity at St. George Episcopal Church, Bradenton. Performers were Bonnie Wolfgram (piano), Barbara Jensen (organ), Francesca Veglia-Dansky (soprano) and Estelle Schultz (flute). Piano and flute composition "Songs of Kajako" (Halide's childhood songs) were premiered at the Sarasota Yacht Club.




National League of American Pen Women, Sarasota Branch

The Sarasota Federated Music Clubs

International Alliance for Women in Music, listed in the International Directory

Sigma Alpha Iota

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)



Awards & Honors


National League of American Pen Women Music Awards-Florida Association


The National Federation of Music Clubs--Music and Program Awards--International Friendship Award


Painting Awards (oil, watercolor and acrylic) and Photo Awards in Oklahoma, Kansas and Florida.


Selected to be a "Woman of the Eighties" in Oklahoma for composing and teaching music and art.


Article with pictures featured in "Entrepreneurs of the 90's" in Oklahoma

Invitation to participate in "Women in the Arts" show, Stillwater, Oklahoma. Music was broadcast.



One person concerts



Art Shows


Club Programs





Ms. Smith is available to be commissioned to write music for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, memories of a dear one, or any other occasion.


Commissioned music may include professional score with recorded choice of instrument.




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