Originally from Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, Matt Young is a versatile musician and a passionate educator new to the west coast. Classically trained at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in northeast Ohio under Professor Alvin Chow (B.M.), Mr. Matt also studied Creative Writing (B.A.) in fiction, graduating from the school’s double-degree program in December 2014.
Mr. Matt began teaching piano as a senior in high school, tutoring young students under the instruction of his then piano teacher. After studying Piano Pedagogy at Oberlin, Mr. Matt was hired as a secondary piano instructor by the conservatory where he conducted weekly lessons with non-music majors of all levels.
Mr. Matt has been teaching at Opus Music School since 2015. In addition to teaching piano, Mr. Matt works as a ballet accompanist at City of Angels Ballet in Silverlake where he arranges and composes music for advanced technique classes. Mr. Matt also writes, produces, and performs electronic pop in his duo TWINKIDS. Focusing on classical-style technique, interpretation, and discipline, Mr. Matt strives to instill a lifelong love of music in his students at every level.