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Matthew delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 11+

Teaching since:
2007

Matthew is a French horn instructor as well as active performer in the United States. He has taught junior high beginners, high school students preparing for college auditions, college students, adults, and he teaches on the faculty at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp in Alaska where he teaches horn and chamber music.

Matthew has played Guest Principal Horn with the Malaysia Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony Tacoma, and Maui Pops Orchestra. He was the Acting Principal horn of the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra in Honolulu from 2015 to 2017 and was previously the Acting Associate Principal and Third horn in 2014. He is frequently called to play with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, 5th Avenue Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Paramount Theatre, Seattle-based commercial studio recording projects, and a variety of other ensembles.

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Experience

Faculty
Jun 2016 - Jul 2018
Sitka Fine Arts Camp

Teaching middle school and high school French horn and chamber music.

Education

Fellowship
Sep 2013 - May 2014
Glenn Gould School - Royal Conservatory of Music
Masters of Music - Horn Performance
Aug 2011 - Apr 2013
Rice University
Bachelors of Music - Horn Performance
Aug 2006 - May 2011
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Music Semester Abroad
Jan 2009 - May 2009
Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Photos & Videos

Gliere - Intermezzo
Gliere - Nocturne for Horn and piano
Playing Mahler's 5th with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
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