Matt McCormick is a music instructor and musician based in Covington, Kentucky. Matt began playing guitar at the age of 12. He attended Ohio University and graduated in the spring of 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Communications, specializing in audio production. After graduating Matt pursued his enjoyment for music in a career as a recording engineer and producer in Cleveland, Ohio. After leaving the music industry for about 4 years Matt returned to playing music full time at the age of 30. After teaching himself how to read music thoroughly he began teaching and discovered his true love of teaching and sharing music with others. Matt is currently a full time high school music teacher in Ohio, teaches private lessons, and performs/records with multiple bands in the area. Matt specializes in teaching music technology, in addition to guitar and jazz classes, and directing the high school ensemble. One of Matt’s favorite classes is teaching guitar at Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center on Saturdays.