Dr. Matthew Holm, Musician/Educator VITA Matthew Holm E-mail: email@example.com
Teaching Positions 2017-Present, Director of Percussion Studies-Assistant Professor of Music: Kent State University (Kent, OH) Duties: Direct percussion ensemble, teach percussion pedagogy and literature course, teach percussion methods courses, teach applied lessons to undergraduates and graduate percussion majors, advise the Marching Golden Flashes drumline staff.
2015-2017, Instructor of Percussion Studies (Full-Time NTT): Lamar University (Beaumont, TX) Duties: Direct percussion ensemble, teach percussion pedagogy and literature, teach percussion methods courses, teach applied lessons, arrange for marching band front ensemble and PASIC drumline.
2013-2015, Adjunct Professor of Percussion: Sam Houston State University (Huntsville, TX) Duties: Direct university percussion ensemble, Bearkat drumline, teach percussion methods courses, and teach applied percussion lessons.
2009-2013 Assistant Band Director: Wylie East High School (Wylie, TX). Duties: teach AP music theory course, direct all percussion activities, and assist with three concert bands and a jazz band.
2006-2009 Faculty Associate: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ) Duties: Director/arranger for the ASU Sun Devil Marching Band fall percussion section and winter drumline, and assistant to the director of athletic bands.
Education 2016 DMA: Arizona State University 2006 MM: Arizona State University 2004 BME, BM: The University of Minnesota
Professional Performances Symphonic Percussion: the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, Blossom Music Festival Orchestra, and the Youth Orchestra of the Americas.
Chamber Ensembles: Performances with the Grammy award winning Phoenix Chorale, X32nd Street, Zeitgeist, the Arizona Contemporary New Music Ensemble, Janus Percussion Duo, and the Penumbra Percussion Trio.
Percussion Concerto Soloist: Kent State University Band (2019), W.D Packard Band (2018), Kent State University Symphony Orchestra (2017), Northern Illinois University (2009), Arizona State University (2006), and The University of Minnesota (2004).
Marching Percussion: Three World Championship Performances with the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps (2000, 2001, 2002), including the highest score in DCI history, 99.15 (2002), high percussion award (2000), and DCI I & E gold medal (2000).
National/International Events-Performances 2019 W.D. Packard Band 64th Anniversary Concert 2019 Blossom Music Festival Orchestra Section Percussion 2019 Marimba Concerto Soloist with Kent State University Band 2019 Marimba Clinic at Messiah College (Mechanicsburg, Pa) 2019 Artist in Residence at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah) 2019 Performance and Presentation at MMEA (Minneapolis, Minnesota) 2018 Marimba and Vibraphone performance with Kent State University Chorale 2018 W.D. Packard Band Section Work 2018 Artist in Residence at Sam Houston State University (Huntsville, TX) 2018 Solo marimba performance at Kent United Methodist Church 2018 Marimba concerto performance with the W.D. Packard Band 2018 Solo marimba performance at the Cleveland Composers Guild Concert (Cleveland State University) 2018 Cable 9 interview and performance for the program "Artists at Work." The program aired during the entire month of March. 2018 Solo marimba performance at 78th Street Studios in downtown Cleveland 2018 Timpani performance with the KSU Symphony Band 2018 Kent State "Spring for the Arts" collaboration with modern dance class and multiple percussion 2018 Marimba and Vibraphone with the Canton Chorale 2018 Soloist with the KSU Percussion Ensemble 2017 World Premier of Josh Gottry's percussion concerto with the Kent State University Orchestra 2017 Kent State University New Music Series I performance of Prism by Frank Wiley 2017 Kent State University School of Music Convocation performance, Prism by Frank Wiley 2017 Kent State University Commencement performance 2017 World premier of Scherzo for Marimba by Austin Franklin 2017 Presented ATSSB All-State Percussion etudes at the Texas Band Masters Association Convention 2016 Clinic at Texas Band Masters Association Convention, San Antonio 2016 LU Industrial Carillon Concert, marimba performances 2016 Sam Houston Percussion Academy, marimba clinic and performance 2016 Marimba performances at Barber's Hill, Goose Creek Memorial, and Ridge Point High Schools 2016 Lamar University Day of Percussion, marimba clinic 2015 Sam Houston Percussion Academy, vibraphone and marimba performances 2015 Katy High School day of percussion, clinic and performance (marimba) 2015 Solo vibraphone recital, dedication of new facility for LU art department 2015 Faculty Recital at SHSU. Featuring Andrew Thomas "Merlin," and pieces by Eilliot Carter and Ney Rosauro. 2014 Sam Houston Percussion Academy, solo marimba recital 2014 Faculty recital at SHSU. "Early Japanese Literature for Marimba." April 22nd, 5pm in the SHSU Concert Hall. 2013 World premier of "There is a Grandeur in this View of Life" for percussion duo composed by David Farrell. Performed with Dr. John Lane. 2011 Marimba Spiritual with Dr. Brian Zator at Wylie East HS, Wylie TX. 2009 Soloist for the world premier of Josh Gottry’s Concerto for Solo Percussion and Wind Ensemble, Dr. Tom Bough conductor with the Northern Illinois University Wind Ensemble. 2008 Super Bowl XLII with ASU Marching Band (Director) 2007 Belgium International Marimba Competition 2007 World Premier of Expressions II, a Concerto for Percussion and Saxophone by Greg Steinke. Later broadcasted by NPR. 2007 Winter Guard International World Championships (ASU winter Percussion section) 2006 Percussive Arts Society International Convention (marimba soloist with the ASU contemporary percussion ensemble) 2004 Percussion with Saxophone at the World Saxophone Congress 2004 Percussive Arts Society International Convention (ASU contemporary percussion ensemble) 2004 South American tour with the Youth Orchestra of the Americas 2001 Percussive Arts Society International Convention (the Cavaliers percussion section)
State Clinics/Adjudications 2019 Concerto Competition Judge at Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH) 2019 Clinic with Firestone High School percussion students 2019 Clinic with Stowe-Munroe Falls High School percussion ensemble 2019 MMEA Mid-Winter clinic (Minneapolis, MN) 2018 Clinician at Sam Houston State University Summer Percussion Academy (Huntsville, TX) 2018 Clinic with Cuyahoga Falls High School percussion students 2018 Coached drumline at Eastview High School (Apple Valley, MN) 2018 Clinic at Norton High School Day of Percussion (Norton, OH) 2017 Texas State Solo and Ensemble judge (Austin, TX) 2016 Plano Drumline Contest, field judge (Plano, TX) 2016 Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest, marimba and snare drum judge (Austin, TX) 2016 Lamar University day of percussion, marimba judge (Beaumont, TX) 2015 Plano Drumline Contest, field judge (Plano, TX) 2015 Lamar University day of percussion, judge (Beaumont, TX) 2015 Houston Texans (NFL) pep band auditions, judge (Houston, TX) 2015 Katy HS (TX) day of percussion, marimba and percussion clinic (Katy, TX) 2014 College Station, TX Drumline Competition, field judge (Bryan, TX) 2014 Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest, marimba and snare drum judge (Austin, TX) 2014 Plano Drumline Competition, solo and ensemble judge (Plano, TX) 2014 Houston Texans (NFL) pep band auditions, judge (Houston, TX) 2009-2013 Plano Sounds of Summer Percussion Camp, instructor (Plano, TX) 2007-2009 Coordinated the Arizona Percussive Arts Society Fall and Spring festivals. Clinicians included Leigh Howard Stevens, Liam Teague, Robert Chappell, Orlando Cotto, Jeff Queen and Bret Kuhn (Gilbert, AZ) 2008 Presented a live web-cast clinic on banddirector.com with the ASU marching percussion section (now archived) (Tempe, AZ) 2007 Solo marimba recital in (Rosemount, MN) 2007 Arizona PAS Fall Day of Percussion, clinic with the ASU Drumline 2006-2009 WGAZ (Winter Guard Arizona), judge for performance analysis 2004 Minnesota Percussion Association Day of Percussion, marimba clinic
Honors/Awards 2020 Kent State University Percussion Ensemble selected to perform at the OMEA convention in Cincinnati, OH 2018 Kent State Percussion ensemble placed 7th out of 18 collegiate ensembles at the PASIC International Chamber Competition 2016 Lamar University placed 2nd in the PASIC International Chamber Competition 2016 Lamar University placed 2nd in the PASIC Drumline Battle Competition 2015 Lamar University placed 1st in the PASIC collegiate drumline competition 2015 Lamar University placed 1st in the PASIC collegiate chamber competition 2013 Burnett JH is named the winner of the North Texas Percussion Ensemble Contest 2007 Belgium International Marimba Competition quarter-finalist 2006 Winner of the Arizona State University concerto contest 2004 Finalist for WAMSO Young Artist Competition hosted by the Minnesota Orchestra 2004 MTNA Minnesota state winner and Regional runner-up 2003 Winner of the University of Minnesota concerto contest 2002 Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps named DCI champion 2001 Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps named DCI champion 2000 Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps named DCI champion 2000 Cavaliers Front Ensemble named Individual and Ensemble Champion
Service 2017-Present Member of the Percussive Arts Society International Pedagogy Committee 2008-2009 President of the Arizona Percussive Arts Society 2007-2008 Vice President of the Arizona Percussive Arts Society
Compositions and Publications Arctic Sunrise for Solo Marimba (2019) Roll Meditation No. 6 for Six or More Marimbas (2017) The Pedagogy of the Percussion Ensemble, Percussive Notes (October 2018)
Grants/Scholarships 2007 ASU Student Enrichment Grant 2007 ASU Travel Grant 2007 Herberger College Grant 2004-2009 Special Talent Award Herberger College of Fine Arts
Corporate Sponsors Innovative Percussion Sticks and Mallets (Nashville, TN) Marimba One (Arcata, CA) Black Swamp Percussion (Zeeland, MI)