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Matt May
Matt May
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Hanover, MD
Speaks: English
Instructs: Piano
Education: M.M. Collaborative Piano, George Mason University B.M Piano Performance, Cardinal Strich University
Performance Experience: Master Collaborative Piano Recital, Fairfax, VA (2021, 2022). British Embassy, Washington, D.C. (2020, 2021). Faith Lutheran; Castro Valley, CA (2017, 2018, 2019). San Francisco State University; San Francisco, CA (2018). Calvary United Methodist; Frederick, MD (2015). Concordia University; Mequon, WI (2009). Cardinal Stritch University; Milwaukee, WI (2007). Southwestern USA Tour; Texas & New Mexico (2007). European Tour; Austria and Italy (2006). Additional experience upon request.
Teaching Experience: Matt has taught students of all ages (from 5 to 85) and ability levels (beginner to advanced) for over 12 years.
Teaching Philosophy: Matt is a passionate performer, musician, and instructor. He works to share his passion for the beauty and power of music with all his students. He accomplishes this by incorporating theory, music history, performance practice, and improvisation in the lessons. Matt has high expectations for himself as a musician and instructor, and has high expectations for his students with respect to the student's individual educational journey. Matt believes music should bring joy and fun.

Get to know Matt May

Matt May is an award-winning pianist, performing regularly as a soloist and collaborative pianist throughout the United States and Europe, including performances in Washington, DC; Maryland; Virginia; California; Texas; Wisconsin; Austria; and Italy; performing for audiences including international dignitaries, ambassadors, and governmental officials.

As a collaborative pianist, Matt has accompanied groups such as the Oakland Youth Chorus, Carroll University Concert Choir, the Accompany of Kids show choir, Kairos Children Choir, and others, and performed with various local and international musicians.

Matt enjoys teaching students of all ages and ability levels, and his students consistently receive top awards in various festivals and competitions. Matt has been teaching piano for over 12 years.

Active in sacred music, Matt has led musical worship at the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Central Maryland Rite of Election, the Mid-Atlantic Catholic Congress in Baltimore, MD, the National Catholic Youth Conference in Washington, DC, including various churches and cathedrals of different denominations throughout the DC/MD/VA Metropolitan Area, the Greater Milwaukee Metropolitan Area, the San Francisco Bay Area, the Southwest US, Austria, and Italy.

Matt May teaches at:
7550 Teague Rd Suite 115
Hanover, MD 21076
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