Matthew Campbell

Matthew C.

Austin, TX

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About

Matthew delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
August 2012

Hello! My name is Matthew C. I have been teaching for 4 years and I absolutely love it. My areas of expertise are Music (Piano, Guitar, Singing, Performing, and Songwriting) and English (ESL and creative writing). Throughout my High School and College career I studied English, Creative Writing, and Music Performance & Theory.

I am currently in an indie pop trio as the lead singer plus piano and guitar. We have released a demo cd and a full length album. We have recorded in studios all across the United States and worked with producers that have worked with big name artists (Keith Urban, Family Force 5, Matchbox 20, Taylor Swift). We have been fortunate enough to perform with bands like Andrew Belle, Moon Taxi, and Remedy Drive and play in front of thousands of people. With my experience in the studio and music industry I hope I can meet your needs as a student!

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Experience

Vocal Coach
May 2013 - Present
Self Employed

Been teaching voice for almost 3 years from beginner to intermediate. I have helped many students get into choir, make the lead role for play, and rehearse songs for performances.

Singer (Guitarist & Pianist)
Apr 2008 - Present
Several Groups

I have been singing in bands since 2008. Several years later (around 2010) I started playing guitar in the groups. Shortly after that I started a new duo and begin playing piano (around 2012).

Web Developer
May 2013 - Aug 2014
Freelance

As a freelance web developer I designed, developed, and rebuilt dozens of websites and specialized the e-commerce solution for all 200+ items on several sites.

Education

Music
Aug 2013 - May 2014
East Central College
Music
Aug 2009 - May 2012
Union High School

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

3300+ Climbing Artist Development Winner
May 2015
Full Sail University
First Place Finalist
Feb 2015
Belk Southern Musician Showcase
$10,000 Grand Prize
Mar 2013
ArtistSignal.com

Affiliations

International Thespian Society
Dec 2011

The International Thespian Society (ITS) is the Educational Theatre Association’s student honorary organization. ITS recognizes the achievements of high school and middle school theatre students. Since 1929, EdTA has inducted more than 2 million Thespians into ITS. That number continues to grow, with more than 36,000 students from around the country being inducted each year.

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National Honors Society
Nov 2010

The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.

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DECA
Aug 2009

With nearly a 70-year history, DECA has impacted the lives of more than ten million students, educators, school administrators and business professionals since it was founded in 1946. Their strong connection with our organization has resonated into a brand that people identify as a remarkable experience in the preparation of emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. DECA’s programs and activities have constantly evolved as we use the latest technology and apply cutting edge educational research. Our core focus has remained consistent and is captured in our mission.

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Photos & Videos

My groups first music video for our single Young from our debut album Troublemade.
Me (guy with guitar) performing with my band for the Belk Southern Musician Showcase

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This is the promo video for my bands new album which was release October 29th 2014.
Me recording piano for my groups debut album at The Grid Studio.

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Full Sail Live - Orlando FL

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Belk Music Fest - Jacksonville, FL

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19 Reviews

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Bobbie Jun 22, 2016
Guitar · In home

Matthew was great and we are sorry to see him leave but wish him good luck. We hope to find another great in-home guitar teacher for our daughter.

Rachel R. Apr 13, 2016
Piano · In studio

Matthew is easy to understand for the beginner :-)

Jessi Apr 13, 2016
Guitar · In home

My daughter is really enjoying her guitar lessons. A++

William B. Apr 6, 2016
Guitar · In home

I have two kids ( 14, 9) that have taken lessons with Matthew since the beginning of this school year. He's great with the kids and makes them enjoy music, looking forward to each lesson. Highly recommend.

Taj G. Mar 29, 2016
Piano · In home

We enjoy him

Camyrn G. Mar 29, 2016
Piano · In home

Very patience with my kids

Gellyza Mar 24, 2016
Guitar · In studio

Matthew was very thorough.
He made sure my daughter understood everything before
Moving on.

Haley M. Mar 2, 2016
Singing · In home

Matthew was very professional with my granddaughter, and patient. Great young man. I think she will be very comfortable with him as time goes by.

Debbie A. Jan 30, 2016
Singing · In home

Matthew is Awesome...friendly, talented and patient!

Debbie A. Jan 30, 2016
Singing · In home

Matthew is Awesome...friendly, talented and patient!

Cristina Jan 28, 2016
Singing · Online

He's just awesome!
He's helped me with my songwriting and improvement with my vocal/ singing techniques. Super friendly and super supportive! Definitely recommend him!

Alfonso R. Jan 28, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In home

Matthew has been a great Guitar teacher for me and my 8 year old son. He is a talented musician and it's a privilege to have him as our teacher. I would recommend him to anyone who is thinking about learning the guitar.

Ying L. Jan 21, 2016
Piano · In studio

I enjoy the lesson, and learned a lot in just 5 lessons! Matthew is very patient, knowledge and helpful.

Thank you, Matthew!

Amanda C. Aug 6, 2015
Guitar · In home

I have learned so much in just a few lessons! Matthew is a great teacher.

Caitlin Rankin Aug 2, 2015
Piano · In studio

Matthew has been a great instructor! Very patient and fun to learn from!

Kristyn C. Jul 18, 2015
Singing · In studio

I started taking vocal lessons with Matthew about 4 months ago, and I have to say I have learned more about myself and my voice than I expected.

He began by asking about my music genre preferences and what my goals were with singing. I like that he listened to what I want, which is really important for any teacher who is interested in seeing their student grow and stay passionate about the subject.

He introduced me to a good variety of vocal warm ups that help with finding pitch and increasing range--two aspects I am focused on improving for myself. We still consistently implement these warm ups in each lesson, and use them to test and push my vocal limits.

We also pick songs to work on and examine for specific voice techniques, which keeps the lessons fun since going through a textbook or standard lesson can become monotonous.

Overall, Matthew is a pretty fantastic teacher and he's cool (that's almost just as important). He listens to what you want and caters the lessons for your goals.

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Helena A. Jul 15, 2015
Singing · Online

TKS Matthew - Had a great 1st class.

Bao T. Jun 17, 2015
Piano · In studio

Matthew is very patient. Good for beginners and parents trying to feel out their children's talents or interest.

Andrew C. May 6, 2015
Guitar · In home

My 6 year old just had his first lesson with Matthew. We were not sure what to expect going in, but we're very pleased. Our son enjoyed our session and wants to continue learning. Matthew is very nice and patient and a cool guy. He was very good with our son and I highly recommend him!

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