Matt Coffey

Matthew Coffey

Adjunct Instructor in Music & Worship

Applied Guitar studies

Professional Experience

Southern Illinois University     Graduate Assistant

Ÿ John A. Logan College Guitar Instructor

 Shady Grove YMCA  Guitar Instructor

Celebrant Singers Lead/Rhythm/Bass Guitarist

Ÿ East Northport Christian Church  Worship Leadership Intern

 Cincinnati Christian University’s Come Alive Singers, Lead/Rhythm Guitarist

Education 

Master of Music Performance Southern Illinois University

Ÿ  Top ensemble group for 4 semesters, led the group for 3 

Bachelor of Music Cincinnati Christian University

Ÿ  Graduated cum laude

Academic Diploma Hamilton Heights High School

Ÿ   Straight A Honor Roll (All 4 Years), Weightlifting Award (Junior Year), Most Outstanding Musician Award (Junior Year), Drum Major Award (Senior Year), Band Award (Senior Year), Academic Athlete Award (Wrestling, Senior Year)

Hobbies and activities 

Volunteering for Praise bands at First Christian Church in Herrin, IL, and The Journey in Herrin, IL, Volunteering at Southern Illinois Christian Service Camp in West Frankfort, IL, Training with Diamond MMA in Marion, IL

Professional Profile 

Ÿ  Guitar playing and performance in multiple styles

Ÿ  Instructing students in technique

Ÿ  Instructing students in practice discipline

Ÿ  Introducing students to new Classical repertoire

Ÿ  Four formal classical Guitar recitals completed

Ÿ  Performing in ensembles, including at the MidAmerica Guitar Festival

Ÿ  Leading worship in varied settings

Performance Vitae 

Renaissance

Ÿ  Captain Digori Piper’s Galliard – John Dowland

Ÿ  Lady Hunsden’s Alman – John Dowland

Ÿ  Se io m’accorgo – Anonymous

Ÿ  Fantasia del Quarto Tono – Luys Milan

Baroque

Ÿ  Cello Suite #1 – J.S. Bach

Ÿ  Selections from Lute Suite #3 – J.S. Bach

Ÿ  Lute Suite #4 – J.S. Bach

Ÿ  Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – J.S. Bach

Ÿ  Introduction et Fandango (Ensemble) – Luigi Boccherini

Classical

Ÿ  La Rossinianne, Op. 121 – Mauro Giuliani

Ÿ  Etudes 3,7, 24, 25 – Mateo Carcassi

Ÿ  Fantasia #7 – Fernando Sor

Ÿ  Study in E minor – Dionisio Aguado

Ÿ  Studies 1,3,5,6,9 – Fernando Sor

Romantic

Ÿ  Recuerdos de la Alhambra – Fransico Tarrega

Ÿ  Lagrima – Fransico Tarrega

Ÿ  Adelita – Fransico Tarrega

Ÿ  Leyenda – Isaac Albeniz

Ÿ  Sevilla – Isaac Albeniz

Ÿ  Etudes 1,2,11,12 – Heitor Villa-Lobos

Ÿ  Preludes 1,4 – Heitor Villa-Lobos

Ÿ  Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 (Ensemble) – Edvard Grieg

Ÿ  Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (Ensemble) – Franz Liszt

20th Century

Ÿ  Etudes 6,8,11 – Joseph Breznikar

Ÿ  Quatre Pieces Breves – Frank Martin

Ÿ  Six Balkan Miniatures – Dusan Bogdanovic

Ÿ  Mysterious Habitats – Dusan Bogdanovic

Ÿ  Drei Tentos – Hanz Werner Henze

Ÿ  Uarakena (Ensemble) – Sergio Assad

Ÿ  Three Preludes (Ensemble) – George Gershwin

Ÿ  Concerto Episodique, Mvts 1,2,4 (Ensemble) – Patrick Roux

Ÿ  Bolinhas de Queijo (Ensemble) – Celso Machado

 

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