OUR FOUNDERS
NEW SCHOOL OF MUSIC

MEET OUR FOUNDERS

RICK SMITH
Mr. Smith is Co-Owner and Director of New School of Music, which he co-founded with Mr. Robert Trocina in 1997. He serves as Music Director of Gwinnett Symphony Chorus and Artistic Director of Gwinnett Symphony Musical Arts Consortium. Mr. Smith also serves as Music Director at Johns Creek Christian Church, and previously served in the same capacity at First Christian Church of Atlanta, (Disciples of Christ), in Tucker, GA. Mr. Smith maintains an active piano studio at NSM.
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ROBERT TROCINA
Mr. Trocina is Co-Owner and Director of New School of Music, which he co-founded with Mr. Rick Smith in 1997. He serves as Music Director of Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Artistic Director of Gwinnett Symphony Musical Arts Consortium. He is also Music Director for Northeast Atlanta Ballet and is an active guest conductor, recently conducting Chernivtsi Symphony Orchestra (Ukraine), Starkenburg Philharmoniker (Germany), and Korean American Symphony Orchestra (USA), in the 2018-2019 concert seasons.