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Former CHS Band Director Nominated for Hall of Fame

CHILLICOTHE, MO — Claude T. Smith, nationally-renowned composer and Chillicothe High School band director from 1967-1977, was quite the accomplished musician. Throughout his career he published more than 100 original musical compositions, some of which have been performed by leading symphonies, others by famous solo artists, including Doc Severinsen. He composed music at one time or another for most of our U.S. military bands, and the work known as “Flight”

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