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.
click on a link to play a sample
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
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
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
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.