Hello! My name is Matthew, and I am a musician that has been involved in music for the majority of my life. I have played piano for 15 years, and violin for almost 10. Throughout my experience, I've had some fantastic teachers and friends who made learning and playing instruments fun, and I believe that is why I am so involved in music now. I love what I do; it's is a huge part of my life, and I have a desire to share that love with others. When they are older, many people wish they had taken... [more]
I have taken 2 years of advanced music theory from Liberty University, receiving top marks for each of my classes.
I have had 15+ years of lessons. I have been trained to play classical, baroque, romantic, and impressionistic pieces and styles. I am currently studying at Liberty University for a Bachelor of Music degree, with piano as my primary Instrument. I have no previous experience teaching piano, but I have taught my siblings, and I have experience teaching violin. I have played piano for services at several churches, and have performed in many recitals, including university recitals and juries.
I have had formal training in voice through Liberty University. I have sung in several different churches and performed in a musical during high school. I am currently on a scholarship awarded, university organized band at Liberty as a vocalist.
I have taken violin lessons for 9 years, and I am a level 7 ASTACAP certified violinist. I have taught two middle schoolers for a period of around 6 months. I have been trained in the Suzuki method. I have also played in a number of youth orchestras, both in middle and high school.