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Dr. Matthew Crosby

Assistant Professor
Music Department
Choir
Office: Presser 406
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8012900 College St, Box 8012BeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-4503(254) 295-4503
Subjects Taught: Theory II, III and IV, Women's Chorus, One Voice
Degrees Earned: B.M. in Music Ed. from UMHB; M.M. in Choral Conducting from Westminster Choir College; DMA in Choral Conducting from the University of Arizona.
Bio

Matthew Crosby serves as conductor of One Voice and Women's Chorus. Choirs under his direction have toured to exciting destinations such as Spain, Japan, Hawaii, Portugal, Germany, and Austria. In addition to his collegiate teaching, Dr. Crosby served as a music and worship teacher at the Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary in Ogbomosho, Nigeria. A graduate of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, he earned his Master’s degree in Choral Conducting from Westminster Choir College where he studied under Joseph Flummerfelt and was a member of the Westminster Choir. He recently completed his DMA in Choral Conducting at the University of Arizona where he studied under Dr. Bruce Chamberlain. His doctoral lecture-recital document explores Schubert's use of harmony to express poetic texts. Dr. Crosby has sung under the baton of many distinguished conductors including Ricardo Muti, Charles Dutoit, Riccardo Chailly, and Sir Neville Mariner, and has performed in concerts with the New York Philharmonic and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, among others. A gifted pianist, Dr. Crosby enjoys composing and collaborating on recitals.