Matt Kline – VMCP Director / Conductor



Matt Kline is a double bassist, conductor, and composer. He has performed with Ensemble Modern, MusikFabrik, Talea Ensemble, Ensemble Zeillig, La Monday Evening Concerts, Renga Ensemble, and others. Matt has also premiered works by Kyzysztof Penderecki, Lewis Nielson, Roscoe Mitchell, Jürg Frey, and Eva-Maria Houben. His primary mentors have been Sandor Ostlund, Paul Ellison, Francois Rabbath, Mark Dresser, and Steven Schick. Matt received his doctorate in music from UC San Diego and a performance diploma from the Institute of Rabbath. He is currently an assistant professor at Southwestern College where he conducts the orchestra.