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Teaches Music Theory, Guitar

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Teaches at:
Areas of Instruction

Music Theory, Guitar

Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Day of Reckoning


Bachelor of Music, Jazz Studies, University of North Texas

Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Performance Experience

Pit Orchestras, Denton Jazz & Arts Festival, Musical Theater, Rock Harvest Festival, Praise & Worship

Specialties / Genres Taught

Rock, Blues, Pop, Jazz, Folk, Metal, Funk, Praise & Worship

About Matthew

B.M. in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas. Active member in hard rock band, Day of Reckoning. Five years of teaching experience and ten years of performance experience that includes music festivals such as the Denton Jazz & Arts Festival and Rock Harvest Festival.


Long Bio

Matthew Hough is a composer and guitarist in Houston Texas. At an early age he showed an interest in music and enrolled in the junior high band playing french horn. At fourteen he began guitar lessons with rock guitar virtuoso Rusty Cooley, focusing on music theory, harmony, and advanced guitar techniques.

In the Fall of 2010 he graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas. While in college he studied jazz harmony and arranging with Paris Rutherford, guitar and improvisation with Fred Hamilton, and composition with Joe Klein. Hough has had two of his compositions performed during the Denton Jazz and Arts Festival.

Hough then spent the following two years studying guitar and advanced theory with Miles Okazaki, South Indian music and rhythmic theory with Ganesh Kumar, and 20th century composition with Sarah Summar.

Currently, he is an active member of the hard rock group Day of Reckoning.

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