Pianist • Composer • Teacher • Engraver
Matt Johnson is a dynamic, classically trained pianist who received his Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Oklahoma Baptist University. As a graduate student at New England Conservatory of Music, he formally expanded his talents in the area of composition. Studying under William Thomas McKinley, he received his Master of Music degree in Jazz Studies & Composition with a Distinction in Performance.
A prolific writer and performer, Matt has performed extensively in venues from Boston to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His music is Neo-Romantic, employing a unique blend of contemporary jazz, new age, popular and classical elements.
Matt’s discography of original compositions includes:
• Reflections on…The Proverbs of Solomon
• Just the Music™ from ‘Reflections on…The Proverbs of Solomon’
• Matthew’s Yoga Music, Volumes 1-8
• End of a Day
• Something About the Moon
• A Quiet Moment
Additionally, Matt has composed and arranged for many mediums. His choral, vocal, instrumental, handbell and piano scores are available as free downloads from his site.
Matt has been studying/playing the piano since the age of six…there’s a picture of him practicing on the cover of his Origins recording. His classical training has included numerous piano performance competitions and orchestral appearances.
Matt is a writer member of A.S.C.A.P. and his publishing company, Dolce & Nuit Productions, is a publisher member as well.
Born in Texas, Matt currently resides in South Florida. His versatility allows him to teach piano, theory & composition...play piano, organ & keyboards for both Contemporary & Traditional services at his local church...as well as accompany & adjudicate music festivals & competitions.