With interests in music performance, composition, education, and technology, MATTHEW WILSON has proven himself to be a fiercely versatile artist. As a pianist, he was named a laureate of the 19th Annual Chopin Festival in Mazovia, Poland and has performed countless solo and chamber recitals across the country. Further, his musical arrangements and have been performed in venues across the country and internationally. Matthew’s research in piano pedagogy has been presented at state and national conferences, and he is an alumnus of the Aspen Music Festival and School where he studied audio technology. As a faculty member at Samford University, he taught music theory, aural skills, and piano, and as a member of NFMC and MTNA he has served in leadership roles at both the state and local levels. His broad professional experience also includes roles as vocal coach, chamber music coach, conductor, harpsichordist, and organist.
Matthew currently resides in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music, and he holds the degrees of Bachelor of Music from Florida State University, Master of Music from Samford University, and Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Alabama.