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Matt Moore

www.mattmoorepercussion.com
https://www.youtube.com/user/mattmoorepercussion
Eaton High School & Lake Highlands High School
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Mr. Moore is a percussion educator, composer, arranger, adjudicator, and performer in the Dallas / Fort Worth area where he serves as Director of Percussion at Eaton High School. Moore was previously Director of Percussion for Lake Highlands High School since 2013. With a popular catalog of works for solo percussion and percussion ensemble available through C. Alan and Tapspace Publications, Moore’s music has been commissioned, performed, and recorded around the country.

Mr. Moore's experience in music is highly diverse, beginning with piano, percussion, and vocal studies from a young age, continuing through horn in middle and high school band before focusing on percussion in college and beyond. As a performer, Moore has an established following on Youtube and has in recent years appeared with the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Lone Star Wind Orchestra and Percussion Ensemble, Texas Christian University Percussion Orchestra, received second place in the 2012 Young Texas Artists Music Competition - Woodwinds, Harp, Percussion, Brass, Guitar division, and has performed as a solo marimba artist in Steinway Hall's "Second Sunday" concert series. From 2008-2010, Moore was a member of the battery staff for the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps from Denver Colorado, helping the percussion section and corps place in the elite "top 12" in the Drum Corps International Championships. Moore has previously served as Director of Percussion for Griffin Middle School in Frisco, TX, Graduate 
Assistant at Texas Christian University, and Assistant Director of Percussion at Colleyville Heritage High School.

Prior to living in Texas, Moore instructed and arranged for various high school, collegiate, and independent programs in Kentucky, including the Campbellsville University Marching Band, Speed Indoor Percussion, and Bands of America Class A Grand National Champion Adair County High School. As a marching performer, he was a member of front ensembles and drumlines of numerous Drum Corps and Winter Guard International programs, including Carolina Crown, Southwind, and 2008 World Champion Rhythm X Indoor Percussion.

Mr. Moore holds a Master's degree with honors from Texas Christian University, TX and a Bachelor’s degree with honors from Campbellsville University, KY. His professional affiliations include the Texas Music Educators Association, the Percussive Arts Society, Pi Kappa Lambda national music honor society, and he is an educational artist for Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets. Moore lives with his wife Aline in Lewisville, Texas.