Kathleen Goodman Smith joined the Music Department of Mitchell Community College in 2008. She instructs Music Appreciation, Applied Voice and Class Voice. Smith holds a bachelor of music degree with a major in voice performance from Erskine College and a master of church music degree with emphasis in choral conducting from Erskine Theological Seminary. While at Erskine, Smith received the 2003 Isabella Boyd Phillips Award, the 2003 Brian Award, AAUW excellence in music Award and was named Who’s Who Among American Colleges. Smith has performed as a featured soloist in Handel’s Messiah, Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Vivaldi’s Gloria, as well as other works in concerts throughout the United States, Germany and Austria. As a conductor, Smith has worked with children’s choirs, church choirs and collegiate choirs and serves as a substitute choir director for area churches. Smith resides in Statesville, NC with her husband and three boys.