2019 – 20 Dates

Sep 7 Seattle Vocal Jazz Academy Bellevue, WA
One-day vocal jazz workshop
Sep 22 Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City, KS
Work with choirs directed by John Stafford and featured performer
Sep 26 Matt Recital with the Mattson 2 Oceanside, CA
Matt will present his Finland set in conjunction with twin brothers Jared & Jonathan Mattson
Oct 4-6 International Jazz Voice Conference Helsinki, Finland
Presenting featured vocal/piano set at 3rd biannual conference
Nov 8-9 Cuesta College Vocal Jazz Festival San Luis Obispo, CA
Clinician and performer at annual vocal jazz festival
Nov 23 Arizona All-State Jazz Choir Scottsdale, AZ
Conduct annual All-State Jazz Choir
Jan 7-10 11th Annual JEN Conference New Orleans, LA
Performing with Australian vocalist Michelle Nicolle at annual jazz education conference
Feb 7-8 St Thomas More Collegiate Retreat Vancouver, BC
Work with choir directed by Johnson Lui
Mar 6-7 Columbia College Jazz Festival Sonora, CA
Clinician and performer at annual vocal jazz festival
Mar 16-19 St. Mary’s College Adelaide, Australia
Work with choirs and present concert
Mar 26-28 14th Annual Oceanside Jazz Festival Oceanside, CA
Host annual vocal jazz festival at my school (MiraCosta College)
Apr 6 New York Location TBA New York, NY
Staged reading of ‘There Was a Boy’ musical with equity actors
Apr 25 Kern County Honor Jazz Choir Bakersfield,CA
Direct all-county jazz choir
May 31-June 5 Joe’s Jazz Camp Atlanta, GA
Teaching vocals/piano at high school summer camp
June 22-27 The Jazz Harmony Retreat Creston, IA
Teaching at Jeremy Fox’s annual summer workshop for teachers
Aug 1 Long Beach Vocal Jazz Academy Long Beach, CA
5th Annual vocal jazz summer workshop and reading session – first Saturday of August annually
Aug 8 Northern California Vocal Jazz Academy Livermore, CA
3rd Annual vocal jazz summer workshop and reading session – second Saturday of August annually

Featured Performances:

JEN Conference, blue whale, Jazzvox Seattle, Pasadena Jazz Institute, Northern Spirits, Vitello’s, Dizzy’s San Diego, Steamers Bar & Grill

Clinics / Adjudication:

Conferences & All-State Choirs: Jazz Education Network (JEN) Conference, American Choral Director’s Association (ACDA) Conference, International Jazz Voice Conference (Helsinki, Finland), Iowa, Washington & Colorado All-State Jazz Choir Director, CMEA All State Choir Director.

Festival appearances include: Monterey Jazz Festival, Reno Jazz Festival, Eastern Washington Jazz Festival, Fullerton Jazz Festival, Brandon Jazz Festival & Manitoba Choral Association (Manitoba), Kansas City Jazz Summit, Kirkwood Jazz Festival, Canadian Rocky Mountain Festival (Alberta), Cuesta College, Point Loma Vocal Jazz Festival, Columbia College Vocal Jazz Festival