Biography

The music of Matthew Schreibeis, which includes acoustic and electronic works, as well as music for western and Korean instruments, has been performed throughout the U.S. and internationally, at the Juilliard School, the University of Chicago, Berlin's Universität der Künste, the June in Buffalo Festival, the Hindemith Foundation in Switzerland, and the National Gugak Center in Korea, by New York New Music Ensemble, ensemble green, and members of eighth blackbird and Alarm Will Sound, among others. His music combines highly-syncopated counterpoint with rhythmically-charged lyricism. Honors include commissions by the Hanson Institute for American Music, Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; grants from the American Composers Forum and the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania; residencies at Yaddo, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and Kimmel Harding Nelson Center; and 1st Prize in the National Association of Composers USA Young Composers Competition.  He was one of four composers to be awarded a fellowship to the 2013 Aspen Music Festival.  


Schreibeis began his musical studies in Pittsburgh and received degrees from the Eastman School of Music (B.M.) and the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D.). His composition teachers included Samuel Adler, David Liptak, Eric Moe, James Primosch, Jay Reise, Christopher Rouse, Steven Stucky, Anna Weesner, and Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon. He also studied orchestration with Augusta Read Thomas and violin with Lynn Blakeslee.  


Matthew Schreibeis is currently Visiting Assistant Professor at Saint Joseph's University where his teaching includes courses in American music, music history, music theory, violin, and chamber music.  He previously served as Lecturer in the Department of Music and the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania, where he designed and taught new courses on Korean traditional and contemporary music and media, in addition to courses on western music.  He has also taught at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, Montgomery County Community College, and online courses for Rutgers University.  Also active in Korean music research, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies at Seoul National University and a Visiting Professor at Korea University in 2012.   


He is Artistic Director of Sound Dialogue Project, an ensemble dedicated to the interface between traditional and contemporary musics.

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