Matt is an award winning teacher and theorist from the University of Missouri at Columbia. Matt has vast experience from his time at UMC, and his background as a leader in their music department is well-known. He teaches violin, cello, viola, and piano. In addition to his position teaching private and group lessons at Teipen, he also teaches at the Soulard School.
In his off time, he performs with his band, Trigger 5, throughout the Saint Louis area.