Dr. Matt Hoormann
Assistant Professor, Music
J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts 2145
A versatile and respected performer, clinician, and educator, Dr. Matt Hoormann received both a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Music from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of California Los Angeles, all in trombone performance.
Some of the notable artists and ensembles Matt has had the opportunity to perform with are the Boston Brass, The Rat Pack is Back touring show, the San Diego Symphony Pops Orchestra featuring Lou Rawls, Debbie Boone and the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, the Saint Louis Low Brass Collective featuring members of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, the Vinny Golia Large Ensemble, Daniel Rosenboom, Doc Severinsen, Louis Bellson, Pat Sheridan, Sam Pilafian, Mike Vax, Paul McKee, Bill Perkins, Kim Richmond, Clay Jenkins, Scott Whitfield, Jens Lindemann, Bill Reichenbach, Alex Iles, James Miller, Gary Hobbs, Stockton Helbing, and Allen Vizzutti. Performances have led Hoormann to much of the United States as well as parts of England and France.
At Lindenwood University, Hoormann serves as the director for the university’s jazz activities and music business program. Under his direction, the Lindenwood University Jazz Orchestra was the featured collegiate jazz ensemble at the 2017 Missouri Music Educator’s Conference. Hoormann also coaches the jazz combos; serves as assistant director for the Lindenwood Lions Pride Marching Band; teaches Jazz History, Music Business I/II, and Brass Methods; oversees junior and senior recitals and internships; and provides private instruction in trombone and euphonium.
Hoormann is a member of the National Association for Music Education, the Missouri Music Educators Association, the Missouri Association for Jazz Education, the International Trombone Association, the Jazz Education Network, and the American Federation of Musicians (Local 2-197).
Hoormann is an endorsing artist for Conn Trombones.