Dr. Matt Hoormann received both a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Music from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and a Doctor of Musical Arts from University of California Los Angeles. Performances have led Matt to much of the United States as well as parts of England and France.
Some of the notable artists and ensembles Matt has had the opportunity to perform with are: the Boston Brass, The Rat Pack is Back touring show, the San Diego Symphony Pops Orchestra featuring Lou Rawls, Debbie Boone and the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, the Saint Louis Low Brass Collective featuring members of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, the Vinny Golia Large Ensemble, Daniel Rosenboom, Doc Severinsen, Louis Bellson, Pat Sheridan, Sam Pilafian, Mike Vax, Paul McKee, Bill Perkins, Kim Richmond, Clay Jenkins, Scott Whitfield, Jens Lindemann, Bill Reichenbach, Alex Iles, James Miller, Gary Hobbs, Stockton Helbing, and Allen Vizzutti.
At Lindenwood University, Dr. Hoormann serves as the director for the university’s jazz activities. In addition to directing the Lindenwood University Jazz Orchestra, he also coaches the jazz combos, serves as assistant director for the Lindenwood Lions Pride Marching Band, teaches Jazz History, Music Business I/II, and Brass Methods, oversees Junior and Senior Recitals and Internships, and provides private instruction in trombone and euphonium.
Dr. Hoormann is a member of the National Association for Music Education, the Missouri Music Educators Association, the Missouri Association for Jazz Education, the International Trombone Association, the Jazz Education Network, and the American Federation of Musicians (Local 2-197).
Matt Proudly Performs on:Conn 62HI Bass TromboneConn 88HO Symphony Tenor TromboneKing 2B Silversonic Anniversary Tenor Trombone
AJ Griffin - Looking Back in Blindsight (2016, AJ Griffin), Trombone
Daniel Rosenboom - Book of Riddles (2009, Daniel Rosenboom), Bass Trombone
Lorenzo Trujillo’s Soul Circus - Playing With Fire (2009, Lorenzo Trujillo), Bass Trombone
Jim Widner Big Band - Out Of This World (2007, Chase Music B000TP5TES), Bass Trombone
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Wind Symphony, Dr. John Bell, Conductor:
Russian Portraits (2004, 5389-MCD), Principal Bass Trombone and Euphonium
Incursions (2002, 4312-MCD), Principal Bass Trombone
Next Step (1999, 3106-MCD), Trombone and Bass Trombone