Piano/ Guitar/ Vocal InstructorMatthew has had a lifelong interest in acting, filmmaking, writing and making movies. In recent years, experiences lead him to be on the set of the hit Fox series, ‘Shots Fired’. Since then he’s participated in Talent Inc. garnering accolades and shot a variety of regional commercial work including Opera Carolina. In the summer of 2017 he co-ran an acting workshop to practice technique and theory and further sought teaching opportunities including workshops for the non-profit The Arts Empowerment Project and taught at Talent Inc. He now a teaches Acting Out Studio and continues the professional pursuit of his craft. Matthew also has a strong love for music. He received classical lessons with the Ukrainian pianist Julia Krapivnik before taking jazz and harmony lessons in Philadelphia with pianist Tom Lawton while attending University. Later, he picked up the guitar as a supplementary instrument to aid him in his travels and quickly added it to his ‘personal package’. Recently, he has taken a modern approach to popular styles and is eager to share with his students his broad background with the instruments.