Born: January 22, 1985 Primary Instrument: Piano
Matt Endahl holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in jazz performance from the University of Michigan, where he studied piano with Geri Allen, Stephen Rush, and Ellen Rowe. From 2009-2013 he was the Music Director at Canterbury House, the Episcopal student center for the University of Michigan, where he helped bring artists like Henry Grimes and Rob Mazurek to Ann Arbor audiences.
A 2008 Bösendorfer Montreux Jazz Solo Piano Competition semi-finalist, Matt has presented performances, compositions and research at the meetings of the International Society for Improvised Music (ISIM) for the last three years. He has performed at the International Association for Jazz Educators conference (IAJE), Detroit International Jazz Festival, the Bob-Lo Island Jazz Festival, the Lansing JazzFest, the River Raisin Jazz Festival, and Ann Arbor's Edgefest. He has shared the stage with figures such as Arthur Blythe, Marcus Belgrave, Steve Coleman, Shahida Nurullah, and Sunny Wilkinson.
From 2008-2013 Matt taught at Hillsdale College. Matt currently lives and works in Nashville, TN where he teaches commercial piano at Belmont University. Since 2008 he has operated Sound Mansion Recordings, an outlet for his non-commercial experimental recordings.
Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students