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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 the flutist with NakedEye Ensemble, Maryland Chamber Winds, and  Manor Winds woodwind quintet. Additionally, Matthew has played with the Delaware Symphony Orchestra, Reading Symphony Orchestra, Bay-Atlantic Symphony, and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. 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

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

Pocono Pops

December 5, 2021 at 3:00pm

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Celebrate THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR with us at the Sherman Theater! Our very own Pocono Pops! Orchestra and exceptional world class vocalists will be bringing the songs of the season to life! They will be joined onstage by select gifted student musicians, as well as the Pocono Pops! Chorus. This choral ensemble is comprised of over 40 talented young singers from eight area high schools.

This special concert event, designed to bring all the people of the Poconos, the young & the young at heart, together, is the beginning of what will become an annual holiday tradition for friends and families all over Pennsylvania.

So hop in your sleigh, don your favorite holiday sweater and join us for musical experience you will never forget! CLICK HERE for tickets. 

 

Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg, PA

Manor Winds @ Willow Valley

December 6, 2022 at 7:30pm 

Holiday Concert - Private Event

 

Willow Vally Communities - Spring Run Campus, Lancaster, PA

Delaware Symphony Orchestra

December 31, 2021 at 7:30pm

New Year's Eve at The Grand

 

Celebrate the New Year with a stunning collection of musical talent from the Delaware Symphony Orchestra and OperaDelaware, alongside Broadway’s Tony-Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell. The evening will consist of a two-acts beginning with a program of traditional New Year’s concert music, including your favorite Viennese waltzes and polkas. The second act will feature the talents of Mr. Stokes Mitchell and will be a celebration of Broadway standards throughout the years. Purchase tickets by CLICKING HERE.

 

The Grand Opera House - Wilmington, DE

Manor Winds @ Masonic Village

January 13, 2022 at 7:00pm

Private Event

 

Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, PA

Manor Winds @ Willow Valley

Jan 18, 2022 at 7:00pm 

Private Event

 

Willow Vally Communities - Manor Campus, Lancaster, PA

Manor Winds @ Luther Acres

January 26, 2022 at 7:00pm 

Private Event

Luther Acres, Lititz, PA

Manor Winds @ Grace Lutheran Church

March 27, 2022 at 4:00pm 

Join the Manor Winds for an afternoon of exciting chamber music in downtown Lancaster!

Grace Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA

NakedEye Live: Pity the Nation

March 16, 2022 at 7:00pm 

NakedEye returns to Zoetropolis with new works and new composers exploring politics and identity, with a tribute to poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who died just shy of 102 years old on February 22, 2021.

 

Jerome Kitzke: I Am Waiting (2020, world premiere) – based on poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Theresa Wong: New Work (2021, world premiere)

 

Tickets: coming soon

Zoetropolis Cinema Stillhouse, Lancaster, PA

Manor Winds @ Green Spot Village

April 23, 2022 at 7:00pm 

Private Event

Green Spot Village, New Holland, PA

2022 Maryland Wind Festival

June 14 - 26, 2022

More information coming soon!

Frederick & Hagerstown, MD

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