Likes: Music of all types, live music, art, passionate people, life-long learning, space and astrophysics, nature, hiking, camping, skiing, backpacking, traveling.
Dislikes: People with large ego’s, un-necessary violence, small thinking, obsession with money, wasted talent
Favorite Food: White rice Lemon soup, Saganaki, Gyro Plate with Pita
Favorite Quote: “It is important to go out of your mind at least once a day, because in going out of your mind you come to your senses” –Alan Watts
Matt Richter began his musical venture in grade school at the age of 9. After gaining the competence to begin teaching professionally by the age of 17, Matt pursued his musical career more seriously by applying to the Music Business program at Elmhurst College, located in the suburbs of Chicago. His collegiate musical experiences were very extensive, with multiple years of participation in electric guitar ensemble, classical chamber ensembles, various jazz combos, jazz big band, as well as intense lessons with four different guitar teachers. Matt is now, a graduate of the University of Denver with a Masters Degree in classical guitar performance, having studied expert pedagogue Ricardo Iznaola. Matt has had the pleasure of participating in master classes held by world class musicians such as The Australian Guitar Duo, The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, William Kannengiser of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Eduardo Fernandez, David Burgess, and the Brazilian Guitar Duo.