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“His tone is sweet and pure, and interpretation effectively straight forward” 

Flutist Quarterly

BIO

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Flutist Matthew Angelo is an active arts administrator and freelance musician currently based in Easton, Pennsylvania. He currently serves as Executive Director of the Maryland Chamber Winds. Previously he held the positions of Operations/Personnel Manager of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, Administrative Assistant and Special Events Coordinator for the Bach Choir of Bethlehem, and Personnel Manager/Librarian for the Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra. In the summer of 2020 he was selected to participate in Akropolis Reed Quintet’s Mastermind, a week long program focusing on entrepreneurialism in music. 

 

Passionate about teaching young musicians how to build a successful career in music, Matthew has be invited to give his presentation, “Taking it Offstage: Essential Careers in Music,” to students at Tennessee Tech University and West Chester University of Pennsylvania. During the presentation he focuses on the skills needed to succeed in Arts Management, how to diversify your skills as an undergraduate student, business skills that apply to both music education and music performance, and how he used degrees in flute performance to build a career in arts management and performance.

 

As a flutist, Matthew has given performances across the United States as well as in China at the 2018 Lianhuashan Glades Music Festival, France at the Cité Internationale des Arts and Foundation des Estats-Unis, and the Czech Republic in a twelfth century monastery in the small village of Nová Říše. He is a founding member of the Maryland Chamber Winds as well as Manor Winds, a Lancaster, PA based woodwind quintet. Matthew has played with the Delaware Symphony Orchestra, Reading Symphony Orchestra, Bay-Atlantic Symphony, and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Additionally, he has appeared as soloist with the Maryland Chamber Winds, the historic Quakertown Band, and the West Chester University Symphony Orchestra.

 

Matthew performed at the 2016 & 2018 National Flute Association Conventions and the 2015 Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium. He has been a guest clinician with the Chester County and York Youth Symphonies. Matthew can be heard on the MSR Classics’ album Three-Nine Line: Music of Nicole Chamberlain with flutists Mary Matthews and Nicole Chamberlain as well as Tonsehen Records’ album Preludes & Recitations with the Maryland Chamber Winds. An advocate for new music, Matthew has premiered 20 works by prominent American composers. 

 

Matthew began studying the flute at the age of 10. He received a Master of Music Degree from The Hartt School and as Bachelor of Music Degree from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. His principal teachers include Dr. Kimberly Reighley and Janet Arms. When not performing, Matthew enjoys spending time at home with his fiancé (also named Matt), their golden doodle Dakota, and family and friends. He enjoys tackling home improvement projects, cooking, and is an avid traveler and amateur photographer. 

 
 

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SCHEDULE

Allegro Orchestra Lancaster

July 10, 2021 at 7:00pm

What better way to spend a summer evening than on the lawn at Wheatland with Allegro!
Bring your lawn chair or blanket and join the Allegro Orchestra for a night of music followed by ice cream. Ticket information can be found HERE.

On the lawn at Wheatland - Lancaster, PA

Pocono Pops! at the Pocono Mountain Music Festival

July 31, 2021 at 7:00pm

Come experience all the show-stopping tunes you love from Broadway’s biggest hits! Spend an evening with songs from “Wicked,””The Phantom of the Opera,””Annie,””Jersey Boys,” “The Sound of Music,””Chicago,””CATS,””The Lion King,””A Chorus Line” performed by some of New York’s top vocalists. For more information and to purchase tickets CLICK HERE.

Pocono Mountain East High School, Swiftwater, PA

Manor Winds in Margate City!

Aug. 4, 2021 at 6:30pm 

Join Manor Winds for an exciting evening of music at the Margate City Public Library on their 2021 Summer Music Series! This concert will feature music inspired by the season as well as stunning ocean views!

Margate City Public Library, Margate City, NJ

Reading Pops at Berks Jazz Fest

Aug. 14, 2021 at 7:00pm 

Join the Reading Pops Orchestra as they presents their annual concert at the Berks Jazz Festival at the Miller Center for the Arts! This year the Pops will be celebrating the spirit of Django Reinhardt featuring Julien Labro, Pasquale Grasso, Max O'Rourke, Eduardo Belo, Josh Taylor, Chris Heslop & More. For more information and tickets CLICK HERE.

Miller Center for the Arts, Reading Area Community College, Reading, PA

Amazing Grace - A New Broadway Musical | Servant Stage

Fridays, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 2021 at 7:00pm

Saturdays, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 2021 at 2:00pm & 7:00 PM

Sundays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Servant Stage presents the Broadway musical Amazing Grace. Experience the awe-inspiring true story behind the world’s most beloved song. A captivating tale of romance, rebellion, and redemption, AMAZING GRACE is an unforgettable musical saga that captures the spirit of history’s sweetest and most powerful sound: freedom. Servant Stage is honored to be bringing this regional premiere to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and to present the first production of AMAZING GRACE outside Broadway and the National Tours. All shows are Pay-What-You-Will in keeping with Servant Stage's mission to make exceptional performances accessible to everyone.

CLICK HERE for tickets.

Lancaster Bible College, Lancaster, PA

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