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