City: Miami/South Florida
About Matthew Stevens
Matthew Stevens is a passionate music teacher, born and raised in Miami, Florida. Currently, he teaches piano, saxophone (soprano, alto, tenor, and bari), flute, and clarinet and performs solo and in bands throughout Miami and South Florida.
Starting his music education in elementary school, Matthew eventually graduated from the New World School of the Arts, and continued his professional education in music at Miami-Dade, Florida International University and Manhattan School of Music.
Throughout his career, Mr. Stevens has competed in several competitions such as Essentially Ellington at Jazz at Lincoln Center with the New World School of the Arts, receiving 1st place. He has performed at nationally and internationally recognized venues throughout the US (Smalls Jazz Club, Birdland, and Dizzy's Jazz Club). Matthew has also played in shows at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, American Airlines Arena, and the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for Telemundo TV broadcasts/Telemundo Center alongside recognized musicians Gloria Estefan, El Dasa, and Cnco.
Matthew has professional experience in teaching lessons (of all ages and experience levels), solo and group performances, music entertainment and recording studios/producing.