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Ron Smith says, “Don’t miss concert at Northfield Mount Hermon!”

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Ron Smith is a native of Memphis, Tennessee, and has a B.S. in Music from Tennessee State University and a two year certificate from Berklee College of Music. Ron has been teaching in private schools since 1990 and is completing his 18th teaching season at Northfield Mount Hermon. He is a noted saxophonist, bassist, and percussionist on the east coast region. He has performed with such musicians as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Nat Adderley, Ray Brown, Wynton & Bradford Marselis, Antonio Hart, Roy Hardgrove, Gary Jenkins, and B.B. King – to name a few.

Feb 2018 MOW Walk Box NMH Ron photoRon Smith, Director of Bands and Jazz Programs at Northfield Mount Hermon School, invites the public to the 14th annual benefit concert for Meals on Wheels on Sunday, February 18, at 3 p.m. at Northfield Mount Hermon.Ron says, “Music is a life passion and can be embraced every minute of your life. I teach because someone taught me to love music, life, and others. I see myself as an active ethnomusicologist, educator, and performing artist.”

For the 14th year in a row on Sunday, February 18, at 3 p.m., Ron Smith and his colleague Steve Bathory-Peeler will hold a benefit concert for Meals on Wheels at the beautiful and fully accessible Rhodes Art Center on the Northfield Mount Hermon campus.

The concert is free and 100% of donations made will go to support Meals on Wheels, a vital program for hundreds of area elders who depend on the daily hot meal delivery and wellness check.

The concert is a part of the spring drive to support Meals on Wheels that culminates at the Meals on Wheels Walkathon on Saturday, April 28, 2018. For more information about the Walkathon, contact Carol Foote at (413) 773-5555, ext. 2225, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For information about the concert on Sunday, February 18, at 3 p.m. at Northfield Mount Hermon, contact Sue Rhenow at 413-498-3281.