Cellist MATT LISTON (he/him/his) is a performer and educator based in the Twin Cities. Matt graduated with a bachelor of science teaching degree from Winona State University in 2019. Matt has taught students at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Twin Lake, MI, in Winona, MN, and in the Twin Cities. He is currently on the faculty of St Joseph’s School of Music and The Saint Paul Conservatory of Music.
As a performer, he is currently a member of the Saint Cloud and Winona Symphonies. Matt has appeared as a soloist with the WSU Orchestra and was recently awarded 3rd prize in the 2021 Edvard Grieg Society of Minnesota’s National Strings Competition. Matt is currently a masters student at the University of Minnesota, where he studies with Tanya Remenikova. Matt has also studied with Paul Vance and Ruth Marshall and has received additional teaching and coaching from Derek Clark and Meredith McCook. In his spare time, Matt loves to hike, bike, and play trivia.