Matt Hill Women’s Choir & Master Chorale Conductor (Adults)
Matt founded Sing Omaha Inc. in January, 2007. This 501c3 non-profit organization serves as Nebraska’s Premier K-12/adult choral arts organization, and is comprised of ten choirs, which serve more than 350 singers in Douglas and Sarpy County each year. He currently serves the organization as Artistic Director; conducting two choirs, planning the five-to-seven concert season, and managing artistic staff. As Executive Director, Matt coordinates with the Board of Directors on long-range projects, and manages the day-to-day administrative needs of the organization.
At Sing Omaha Studios, Matt teaches private voice and piano lessons, co-directs the 6-11th grade Summer Show Choir Camps, and serves as the curriculum director for the studio’s voice and piano faculty, who serve more than 100 students in lessons each week. Matt works in partnership with the studio’s Operations Manager to facilitate day-to-day management of the studio, and to bridge the studio and choir operations.
In addition to his work with Sing Omaha, Matt has served in music ministry steadily since 2003, and has performed as a conductor, chorister, and featured soloist with numerous local and regional ensembles.
Matt was named “Young Choral Director of the Year” by the Nebraska chapter of the American Choral Directors Association in 2015. In 2017, Matt was elected to the Executive Committee of NCDA to serve a three-year term as Treasurer on that five-member team.
Matt earned a Master’s degree in choral conducting as a Graduate Assistant at Oklahoma State University in 2012, under the tutelage of internationally-renowned composer and conductor Dr. Z. Randall Stroope. Additionally, Matt has completed coursework toward a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Conducting under the advisement of Dr. Pete Eklund at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, with graduation slated for 2019.
In September, 2014, Matt was hired to serve Peru State College as the Director of Choral Studies. His teaching duties at PSC include: Music Theory, Music History, Choral Methods, and direction of the Concert Chorale and Women’s Choir.