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Associate Professor Stewart Smith

Associate Dean

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6110, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML1.215
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6110
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML1.215  


Stewart is the Associate Dean, Music at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.


  • Master of Music, England.
  • Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training, TAFE WA, 2006.


Recent Research Grants

  • External grant application support - ARC LIEF,  Edith Cowan University,  WAAPA grant Scheme 2016,  2016 - 2017,  $1,735.
  • The French Baroque Music Project: from Scholarship to Performance,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Projects),  2003 - 2006,  $24,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Conference Publications

  • Smith, S., (2017), From Matrix to Model: Conceptualising Improvised Counterpoint at the Organ. Proceedings of the 2015 WA Chapter MSA Symposium on Music Performance and Analysis, 73-82, Perth, Australia, Western Australian Chapter of the Musicological Society of Australia.
  • Paget, J., Smith, S., (2013), Keys from the past: Unlocking the power of eighteenth-century contrapuntal pedagogies. re-Visions: Proceedings of the New Zealand Musicological Society and the Musicological Society of Australia Joint Conference, 1(2-4 December 2010), 18-30, Dunedin, New Zealand, New Zealand Music Industry Centre.

Non-Traditional Research Outputs

  • Smith, S., (2015), Vivaldi Concerti - Perth Chamber Orchestra. Vivaldi By Candlelight, St Georges Cathedral Perth, Perth Symphony Orchestra.
  • Smith, S., (2015), Performing and creating a new version of Faure's Requiem. Simone Young Conducts Faure's Requiem, Perth Concert Hall, WASO.
  • Paget, J., Smith, S., (2015), Rediscovering Bel Canto Gems for Piano and Guitar. Grove Classics 2015: A Viennese Bouquet, The Grove Library Building, Peppermint Grove, Cappucino Concerts.
  • Smith, S., (2014), Organ Transcription: The Music Makers. The Music Makers, St Mary's Cathedral, Perth, WAAPA.
  • Smith, S., (2014), Bach and Haydn with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. Saturday Evening Concert with Julian Day, Albert Hall, Launceston, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.
  • Smith, S., (2014), Keyboard with the Symphony Orchestra., Sydney Opera House and Perth Concert Hall, Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
  • Smith, S., (2014), Mad About Coward. Mad About Coward with Stuart Maunder, The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth.
  • Smith, S., (2014), Keyboard Concertos of the Bach Family. St Paul's Chamber Series Concert 2: Harpsichord Spectacular, St Paul's Chapel, John Septimus Roe School.
  • Smith, S., (2014), Chamber Music with The Australian Haydn Ensemble. Australian Haydn Ensemble - 2014 ANU School of Music Ensemble In Residence, Llewellyn Hall, Australian National University, Australian Haydn Ensemble.
  • Smith, S., (2014), A Baroque Feast. A Baroque Feast, Music Auditorium, WAAPA, WAAPA.
  • Smith, S., Nolan, J., (2013), Christmas Music: ABC - CD & DVD recording., St George's Cathedral (recording venue), ABC.
  • Smith, S., (2013), Schutz: Christmas Story., Trinity College Chapel, Perth, Giovanni Consort.
  • Smith, S., (2013), Transcendental Voices., St Mary's Cathedral, Perth, St Mary's Cathedral & WAAPA.
  • Smith, S., (2013), Organ Recital., Pipe Organs WA, Perth.
  • Smith, S., (2013), A Cup of Tea, An Aspidistra and You. A Cup of Tea, An Aspidisfra and You, Roundhouse Theatre, WAAPA, WAAPA.
  • Smith, S., (2013), Britten: St Nicholas., Winthrop Hall, UWA.
  • Smith, S., (2013), What Music Cannot Raise and Quell. Chamber!, Callway Music Auditorium, UWA.
  • Smith, S., (2013), Keyboard performance traditions in Handel and Purcell. Handel's Messiah, Perth Concert Hall & ABC Classic FM.
  • Smith, S., (2013), Heavenly Baroque. WAAPA 2013 Concert Series, Music Auditorium, WAAPA, WAAPA.
  • Smith, S., (2013), Expert Consultant on Organs and Organ Playing Appearing in DVD Documentary on new organ at John Septimus Roe School. John Septimus Roe organ installation, Recorded in various venues, Bowen Leuewin.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Arts (Performing Arts),  A Contextual Study Of Boris Asafiev's Musical Form As A Process And An Application Of Concepts To His Sonata For Solo Viola
  • Master of Arts (Performing Arts),  Uncovering The Unpublished Chamber Music Of George Frederick Boyle
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