Matt graduated from West Virginia University in 2012 with a Bachelors in Music Education. He subsequently completed 1 year of a Masters Degree in Music Performance at Shenandoah University, studying Trombone and Euphonium. Since then, he has been an active performer in the greater Pittsburgh area and presently Salt Lake City.
Matt maintains a private studio where he teaches trombone, trumpet, tuba, and french horn in both classical and commercial settings including general brass technique, ensemble performance, and improvisation. He is currently the trombone instructor at the Wasatch Music Academy in Salt Lake City, UT.