Boulder Children’s Chorale Volante Pianist
Known for his bold performance presence and praised as a “dedicated musician”, Matthew
Sebald is very active as a collaborative pianist and vocal coach. He recently graduated with a
Master of Music degree in Collaborative Piano from CU Boulder and is pursuing his DMA in
this field starting this fall.
As a collaborative pianist, Matthew has experience playing for both instrumentalists and
vocalists, from beginners to professional musicians. His most recent engagement was a trip to the
XVIII World Saxophone Congress in Croatia where he collaborated with Dr. Scott Sandberg
(UND) in the premiere of Catherine McMichael’s Duality for tenor saxophone and piano.
Matthew has also proven himself to be an accomplished soloist; some of his accolades include
winner of the 2016 Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra Concerto competition and UND’s
2015 Mozart Piano Concerto competition, and runner-up for the 2017 Greater Grand Forks
Concerto Competition. His experience as a pianist/harpsichordist in small and large ensembles
includes the Red River Trio 2016-2017, the UND Chamber Orchestra 2017-2018, CU Boulder’s
Symphony Orchestra 2020-2021, and CU Boulder’s Chamber Singers 2021.