Bethany Smith is originally from the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area and is a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace University Conservatory of Music in Berea, Ohio with French horn as her major instrument and a Bachelor degree in music education. She received her Master of Music Education degree from Florida State University. In the past, Bethany has taught middle school band in Colorado as well as Florida. She currently teaches general music, band, and drama at Fort Myers Christian School in Fort Myers, FL. Bethany also enjoys playing in the French horn section of Gulf Coast Symphony and is now in her 12th season playing with the group.