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Matthew Morris

Matthew Morris



Matthew Morris

Associate Professor of Instruction Bassoon and Music Theory

Currently Instructor of Bassoon/Music Theory at Ohio University, Matthew Morris holds Degrees from Florida State University, Baylor University and East Carolina University and has held teaching positions at The University of Virginia, Valdosta State University and Baylor University. His principal teachers were Jon Pederson, principal bassoon, North Carolina Symphony; Brian Kershner, Baylor University; and William Winstead, Florida State University. Dr. Morris has appeared in numerous festivals, concert series, radio and television broadcasts, studio and commercial recordings, chamber music series and orchestral performances in the United States and abroad, including appearances at Carnegie Hall, the Bolshoi Theater, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C., and seven IDRS world premieres. He has presented Master Classes, conducted workshops, and served as an adjudicator on the junior high, senior high and college levels. In addition to his activities as a teacher and performer, Dr. Morris has created a number of arrangements for double reeds, saxophones and has served as producer and editor for compact disc recordings.

Educational Background:

DMA, Florida State University; MM, Baylor University; BM, East Carolina University

Classes Being Taught:

  • Mus 1000: Introduction to Music Theory (Supervisor for Graduate instructors - 4 to 5 sections)
  • Mus 1010: Theory I
  • Mus 1020: Theory II
  • Mus 1011: Music Theory for Non-Majors (Supervisor for Graduate instructor - one section)
  • Mus 1030: Sight Singing and Dictation I
  • Mus 1040: Sight Singing and Dictation II
  • Mus 2636: Double Reed Methods and Materials (Instructor and Supervising Faculty for Graduate Instructor)
  • Mus 2541: Chamber Music Woodwinds (Undergrad)
  • Mus 5541: Chamber Music Woodwinds (Graduate)