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.