Matthew Smith

Matthew S.

Vista, CA
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About

Matthew passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Matthew delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
2010

Let's build the bridge to your goals:
Over 16 years of music experience.
Self-taught, and classically trained by guitarist Master Fred Benedetti.
Previously a director/instructor at the School of Rock for six years.
Currently performing in the bands Nihilist and Monarch.
Studio Master at Muffhaus Studios.

Any music style from classical to metal. Theory, technique, composition, improvisation instruction in guitar, bass, drums, and piano.

Experience

Bands
Jun 2001 - Present
NIHILIST, MonArcH, Damcyan, Muffheus

My current musical projects. I grew up playing metal with my friends and it's what I love. Hundreds of shows throughout the years and touring experience.

Teacher/Director
Oct 2010 - Jun 2017
School of Rock

Private weekly music instruction in guitar, bass, keys, drums, vocals for all ages.
Seasonal performance director of various music styles like David Bowie, Slayer, Stevie Wonder, Led Zeppelin.
Performing/directing shows.

Education

Music
Sep 2005 - Jun 2017
Grossmont College

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Awards

Scholarship
Aug 2008
Grossmont College

Photos & Videos

Smoke and Mirrors
Super Mario C Minor
Nihilist - Rockstar Jagermeister Mayhem Fest

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FFIV - Cry in Sorrow
Awakening/The Decisive Battle Classical

Grossmont Recital
Photo by Matthew S.

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Mt. Laguna

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Zelda's Lullaby
FFIV - Melody of Lute
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