An Artist Profile – Jazz Pianist Matt Reid
Matt will be the performing artist for Touring Theatre of NC's Annual Holiday Party - Jingle Bell Jazz!
Born and raised in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Matt began studying piano at the age of five with local teachers in the Asheville area. During his early years, Matt played in numerous churches and Gospel groups, traveling to Florida, Texas, Virginia, South Carolina and Tennessee. During this time, Matt also attend the Stamps-Baxter School of Music, held annually in Nashville, TN, where he had the opportunity to study with renowned Gospel pianists such as Tracy Phillips, Tim Parton and the late Anthony Burger.
Developing a deep love for the jazz idiom, Matt relocated to Greensboro, NC in 2013 to complete his undergraduate studies at Guilford College, graduating in 2016 with a B.A. in Jazz Piano Performance. As part of his undergraduate studies, Matt performed in and around the Greensboro area as part of the Guilford College Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo I, including such venues as the Greensboro Coliseum as part of the Guilford College Bryan Series, which hosted guest speakers such as Ron Howard, Amal Clooney, Robert Ballard, Malcolm Gladwell and Bill Bryson. Matt also traveled as part of a consortium of Guilford College musicians, performing in locations such as the notable Arch Street Friends Meeting House in Philadelphia and Brooklyn Friends School in New York City.
For more information about the talented Matt Reid, visit his webiste.
Jingle Bell Jazz
Join Touring Theatre of North Carolina at Double Oaks for an exciting evening of Joy, Jubilation and Jazz! Delight in the music of Matt Reid as he plays jazz greats and some of your holiday favorites. Begin your seasonal shopping at our “Fabulous Finds” silent auction and enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres from the Triads best restaurants. Cash bar available.
Event Date and Time:
Sunday, November 24, 2019
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
204 Mendenhall Street
Greensboro NC 27401
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