Matthew Boothe Holmes


Drawn to music from an early age, Matthew has always been inspired by the wellspring of interpersonal growth that music is. Creativity is communication, and only in reaching out to others can we remember ourselves and build tomorrow. Matthew holds a conservatory degree in piano performance and a PhD in philosophy. Matthew has professional experience in jazz, classical, Afro-Cuban, and pop/rock idioms. He is absolutely committed to the potential of every student he is lucky enough to get to work with. Matthew calibrates his pedagogy to the personality of every individual student, with a focus on their specific musical aspirations.

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