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Matthew Bachman, a solo and collaborative pianist, teacher, music adjudicator, piano technician, French horn player, and Steinway & Sons representative, is a gifted and multi-faceted musician. In 2006, he made his orchestral solo debut with the Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra performing Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A Minor, and later that year performed Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy with the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra and Choir. As an active chamber musician, Matthew is pianist with Trio Simpatico, a unique chamber group that performs rarely heard compositions for piano, clarinet, and French Horn. As an educator, Dr. Bachman maintains an active teaching studio of gifted young students, professionals, and adult enthusiasts in the greater Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area. In 2007, he served as Chair for the Peer Jury of the 2007 William Kapell International Piano Competition.
Dr. Bachman completed a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Maryland, College Park under the tutelage of Dr. Cleveland L. Page. Past teachers have included Reynaldo Reyes, Rebecca Jones Trout, Irinia Morozova of the Mannes School of Music, and Dr. Mikhail Volchok of the University of Maryland and formerly of Moscow Conservatory, as well as international pianist Andre Watts.
During a distinguished academic career, Bachman was a recipient of numerous awards and competitions: Homer Ulrich Honors Solo Performance Competition finalist, recipient of the Bernsen Award in Piano Performance, and first prizewinner in the MTNA Young Artists Solo Competition.
In addition to his studies in piano, Dr. Bachman holds a degree in French Horn Performance from the University of Maryland, where he studied with Gregory Miller. Other teachers include Peter Landgren and Dr. Richard Roberts.
Dr. Bachman is the representative for Steinway & Sons in the Greater Baltimore metropolitan region.