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Matthew G.

Chicago, IL

$65/hour

Upright and Electric Bass, Music Composition, Theory, Eartraining

20+ Hours
5.0 average from 17 ratings

$65/Hour


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The Cleveland Institute of Music
Music Composition
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Master's

Education

The Cleveland Institute of Music (Music Composition)

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About Matthew

Performer:

Bassist and Composer Matt G. earned a degree in music composition from The Cleveland Institute of Music where he studied with Dr. Donald Erb. While studying in Cleveland Matt could often be heard in performance on Bass in Cleveland jazz clubs such as Club Isabella and The Boarding House, or in concert venues such as the Cain Park Summer Jazz Series or the Tri-C Sundown Jazz Series with artists such as Ralph Jackson and Willie Smith.

Matt maintains a busy performing and recording schedule and may frequently be heard in some of Chicago’s finest venues as a jazz bassist, classical bassist or creative music improviser

Composer/Arranger:

As a composer of concert music, 2009 saw the premiere and subsequent performances of Matt’s Meditation on a Handel Aria, for solo cello. 2010 will see the completion of a work for chamber orchestra, Elegy.

Educator:

As an educator, Matt has taught music theory, aural skills, music appreciation as well as acoustic and electric bass from early childhood ages to adult. Matt has lectured on subjects such as Diana Ross Motives and Axis Theory, and The Who and Wagner- a music comparison
Performer:

Bassist and Composer Matt G. earned a degree in music composition from The Cleveland Institute of Music where he studied with Dr. Donald Erb. While studying in Cleveland Matt could often be heard in performance on Bass in Cleveland jazz clubs such as Club Isabella and The Boarding House, or in concert venues such as the Cain
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 18 miles of Chicago, IL 60605
History:
Music History

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Composition (Music)

I have a degree in Music Composition and currently teach composition.

Ear Training

I have a degree in Music Composition and currently teach composition ear training, general music, music history and, music theory and sight singing.

General Music

I have a degree in Music Composition and currently teach composition ear training, general music, music history and, music theory and sight singing.

Guitar

I am a Professional Bass Guitarist and upright bassist with more than 25 years experience teaching and performing.

Music History

I have a degree in Music Composition from CIM and from CWRU. I have completed graduate and undergraduate courses in music history including early music, classical music, romantic period music, and 20th century music. I also have specialized courses in the history of symphonic music and in music of the renaissance. I teach music history now as part of my private lesson studio.

Music Theory

I have a degree in Music Composition and additionally completed graduate school courses in music theory. I currently am on theory faculty at the Merit school of music.

Sight Singing

I have a degree in Music Composition. I taught ear training / sight singing at James Madison University and currently teach ear training / sight singing at the Merit School of Music.

Songwriting

I have a degree in music composition from the Cleveland Institute of Music. I have more than 20 years of writing and teaching experience I have a portfolio of songs which are actively performed. I am a member of ASCAP.

The Cleveland Institute of Music
Music Composition
<
Master's

Education

The Cleveland Institute of Music (Music Composition)

< (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Matthew will travel within 18 miles of Chicago, IL 60605.