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matt monroe has maintained a private studio for young horn players since 1997.  He organizes and teaches at Horn Camp, a week-long summer seminar for high school and junior high horn players at the Merit School of Music.

Matt was previously the horn instructor at Whitney Young Magnet High School and the Merit School of Music in Chicago.  He was also the Instructor of Horn at Oregon State University.
 
As a performer Matt plays Second Horn with both the Kalamazoo Symphony and the Oregon Ballet Theatre Orchestra, and is a member of the Millar Brass Ensemble.  He has played in backup  orchestras with  The  Moody  Blues,  Pink Martini, Dave Brubeck, Bernadette Peters,
Garrison Keillor, Yo-Yo Ma, Lang Lang, and has recorded with the Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra on their Grammy Award winning première of Krzysztof Penderecki's Credo.  He has also played with the Milwaukee Symphony, Chicago Philharmonic, Oregon Symphony, and the Eugene Symphony.

Matt's education began in Portland, Oregon under the instruction of William Stalnaker.  He graduated Magna cum laude from Arizona State University where he studied with Thomas Bacon.  He completed graduate study with Ellen Campbell at the University of Oregon, and received a Certificate in Performance degree from Northwestern University where he studied with Gail Williams and William Barnewitz.