Matthew Hildebrand grew up and began his musical career in Owasso, Oklahoma. Upon graduation from Owasso High School, Mr. Hildebrand attended the University of Arkansas where he was a member of Dr. Richard Rulli’s private trumpet studio. While at the UofA, Mr. Hildebrand also performed with the Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Trumpet Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Arkansas Razorback Marching Band. In the Summer of 2015, Mr. Hildebrand was selected amongst hundreds of applicants to perform as part of the Kappa Kappa Psi/Tau Beta Sigma: National Intercollegiate Band.
This is Mr. Hildebrand’s first year teaching. His teaching duties will include assisting with the Bruin Brigade and High School Concert Bands, as well as overseeing all band classes at Central Middle School and co-teaching alongside Mr. Shane Holmquist.