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Principal Conductor


What's New....

August  2022 -

Matthew is excited to be named Principal Conductor of Ballet Arizona!!!  He is looking forward to the coming season including productions of Prokofiev's Cinderella, 

Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker and an All-Balanchine program



June 2022 - 

Matthew was selected as a participant for the Fiskars SummerMusic Festival in Fiskars, Finland where he and other young conductors had mentorship sessions and masterclasses with Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Hanu Lintu.


PYSO and 

May 2021 -


PYSO and School of Ballet Arizona to premiere their co-production of Tchaikovsky's magical Swan Lake at The desert botanical garden may 30, 31 and June 6 to a sold out audience!

October 2020 - 


Matthew is named Artistic and General Director of The Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestras, the first in the organizations sixty-nine year history

April 2020 -

Matthew named a Solti foundation us career assistance award winner

March 2020 -

Arizona PBS's Art in the forty eight features Matthew, his path to conducting, his commitment to education and his role with the pheonix symphony

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