Matthew Myers, a native of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, just completed the first year of his DMA in choral conducting at Louisiana State University. He earned his master’s degree in choral conducting from Northern Arizona University and his bachelor’s degree in vocal performance and music education from Luther College. After finishing his degree at Luther, he taught grades 6-12 choir at The American International School of Muscat in Oman. For the following five years, he worked as choral director at Boylan Catholic High School in Rockford, Illinois, where he conducted five choirs and taught music theory, class piano, and critical thinking. He also served on Boylan’s directing staff for nine theatre productions and taught vocal music to students in grades 6-8 at three of Boylan's feeder schools. He has served as conductor of the Northern Arizona University Men’s Chorale, the Master Chorale of Flagstaff, and the Troubadours of the Flagstaff Youth Chorale. He currently works as choral director at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Baton Rouge and serves on the board of Red Shift, Baton Rouge’s professional choir.