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A Modern Approach to Music Education

Matt has been teaching music in public schools since 2010. Focusing on teaching modern musical styles such as blues, rock, pop etc… Matt offers engaging and current musical content that will leave students inspired to start their musical journey. 

With almost 15 years of professional playing experience Matt has learned many lessons and valuable skills necessary to navigate today’s modern musical world. He teaches with a passion for music that will impact students of all ages and abilities. 

Choose from a wide variety of topics for students of all ages and skill levels

Drum Circles

  • Basic Rhythm
  • Vocalizing Rhythms
  • Playing with a Group

Music Appreciation 

  • Listening Games
  • Instrument Recognition
  • Styles/ Genres
  • Instrument Demos

Intro To Rock Music

  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Drums

Music Technology

  • Using Computers in Music
  • Home Recording
  • Music Editing

Band Coaching

  • Working As A Team
  • Band dynamics
  • Relationships
  • Time Management
  • Learning Songs
  • Writing music
  • Non-musical roles

Music Theory

  • Scales
  • Chords
  • Ear Training
  • Harmonic Analysis
  • Writing Exercises

Music Business

  • Building Your Brand
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Budgeting
  • Finance Ideas (*Matt is not a CPA)
  • Tax Tips (*Matt is not an accountant)
  • Networking

Background Checks and Clearances

Matt has all required clearances to teach professionally in Pennsylvania

  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Clearance
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Background Check
  • Mandated Reporter Training

For more info and pricing please email