Matt joined the Boise Philharmonic in 2017 and has subsequently performed with Ballet Idaho and the Boise Philharmonic Chamber Players. He has performed with the Seattle Symphony, the Hawai’i Symphony, the Pacific Northwest Ballet and the Harry Partch Ensemble at the University of Washington.

Matt earned his MM at Temple University, where he studied with Philadelphia Orchestra members Alan Abel and Chris Deviney. He continued his studies with Seattle Symphony members Mike Werner and Mike Crusoe, along with former Phoenix Symphony percussionist Bill Wanser. 

In addition to coaching the Boise Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Matt has served on the faculties of Settlement Music School and Temple University Preparatory Division in Philadelphia and the Music Center of the Northwest in Seattle.