Matthew Brown has a gift and love for teaching, passing on his passion for music to his students in a way that motivates them, from young and old, and tailoring their lessons to meet their needs and goals. Matthew has taught private voice and piano lessons for over 3 years to both young children and adults. He has played numbers YPAC musical roles, beginning in 2005 as Tiny Tim in "A Christmas Carol." Other roles include Lefou in "Beauty and the Beast," the Scarecrow in "The Wiz," and most recently, Jack in "Into the Woods." He is currently the Music Director at New Hope's high school ministry (Thrive). With his diverse performance experience, combined with his years as a church musician, Matthew brings a well-rounded perspective to teaching.