Matthew Golombisky is/was an active bassist, composer, ears&eyes Records director/founder, conductor (Tomorrow Music Orchestra, IfCM, Creer Es Crear), educator (Creer Es Crear, SSiiDS, IfCM, Hilldale School, SPACE), improviser, curriculum developer (SPACE, Mynah Music, IfCM, Creer Es Crear), arranger, orchestrator, sound designer, stage manager/production (Pitchfork Music Festival, Hideout Block Party, The Swell Season, Peter, Bjørn & John), radio DJ/producer (WNUR 89.3FM), organizer/presenter (Blank Tape Series, ears&eyes Festival), ideator (Clorox), and musical theatre writer & director (Bizzo!).
Matthew has lived and been active in music, festival, and film scenes in the Bay Area CA, Chicago, New Orleans, Buenos Aires, New York state, and Asheville NC, as well as toured the USA and Europe with bands such as IfCM, NOMO, Zing!, Jhelisa, GKduo, WATIV, QMRplus, more. He also directs the independent record label ears&eyes Records, which represents bands such as Beveled, Caroline Davis Quartet, Quintopus, Silences Sumire, Maurice, Zing!, Pedway, James Davis Quintet, Tomorrow Music Orchestra, Algernon, among others and curated an annual music/arts/film festival under the same name.
His undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Asheville led to a B.A. in Jazz Studies/Bass Performance with an emphasis on 20th Century Classical music & theory and graduate studies to a M.M. in Composition from the University of New Orleans after a brief stint at Northwestern University after Hurricane Katrina swept through New Orleans in August 2005.