Matt Thompson virtually visits BHS



Raised in a North Vernon, Matt started his musical studies at age

13 learning on guitar. Matt and Kyle Hunteman are longtime

friends. Matt cultivated his passion at Berklee College of Music in

Boston, MA, where he earned a Bachelor of Music in

Contemporary Writing & Production. Matt has arranged and

composed for a wide variety of ensembles including jazz big

band, full size orchestra, string orchestra, a capella voices, pop/

rock and country.

Living in Nashville, TN, Matt is a creator & full time member of the

professional touring group, Sail On: The Beach Boys Tribute.

Matt talked extensively about the many opportunities to make a

career in music. From the use of social media to the importance

of building relationships. Matt took us through the creation

process of creating soundtracks for video game projects he is

currently working. Class was active and participatory with several

good questions.

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