Year you joined the ECSO:2014
Matt hold degrees in horn performance from The Juilliard School and Rice University. In between schooling, he won positions with the Syracuse, Hartford, and Springfield Symphonies. Matt, who is a member of the US Coast Guard Band, has also played with the Louisiana, New Haven, and New World Symphonies, and has been invited to perform at Tanglewood, the National Repertory Orchestra, and the Aspen Music Festival.
Hidden talent(s):Unabashed nerdom! I love all manner of games and computer culture!
Favorite musical memory:Playing Mahler 5 with the ECSO.
Favorite Motto or Quote:Stay in the moment.
What/Who inspired you to take up your instrument:Movie soundtracks and old Broadway shows with good horn parts appeared often in my early listening habits. The sound that only a horn can make kept drawing me in, and here I am!