Dr. William D. Clinite Chair
Pamela Smith, occupant of the Dr. William D. Clinite Chair, studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Belgium and at the San Francisco Conservatory. Upon graduation, she joined the newly formed San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. She has served as assistant principal oboe in the Atlanta Symphony and principal oboe in the Honolulu Symphony. She first played with the SFS in 1980 and became a permanent member in 1988.