A New York native, Matthew has enjoyed an eclectic career in performance, administration, and education. Matthew studied classical trombone at Purchase College Conservatory of Music under Jack Schatz and Tim Albright. Immediately after, was offered an opportunity to study at The Mannes College of Music In Demian Austin's studio to achieve his Masters. Soon after Mannes, Matt pursued his calling as a music educator and completed a rigorous degree at Hunter College School of Education. Now, Matt has been able to pursue many performance opportunities which include contracts with regional orchestras, solo work, chamber music and the occasional Latin Jazz gig. Matt is on the Student Affairs Management team at Usdan Summer Camp for The Arts in Wheatley Heights and is currently the Director of Music at E.B.C. High School in Brooklyn. Matthew aims to bring quality music education to students from all backgrounds and diverse communities in the NYC area.