About Dr. Matthew Geiger

Dr. Matthew Geiger is Assistant Professor of Percussion at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City. Prior to ETSU, Matthew taught at Morehead State University in Kentucky, serving as Visiting Assistant Professor of Jazz and Percussion. Along with International solo performances in Sweden and China, he was named the winner of the 2013 International Solo Vibraphone Competition by the Percussive Arts Society. A former performing member of the Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps, he also has served as an instructor for The Cadets and Academy. Matthew received his Doctor of Musical Arts along with dual Bachelor’s degrees in Music Performance and Mathematics at the University of Kentucky. He received his Master’s degree in percussion performance at the University of Michigan. Matthew is a Yamaha performing artist and educational artist for Zildjian cymbals, Innovative Percussion, and Black Swamp Percussion.

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