Director of Music
Having a passion for music, Matthias brings with him over two decades of combined experience in sacred music, composition, and education. Before coming to Mount Vernon, he served in several churches as a tenor soloist, guitarist, composer, and guest conductor. His compositions were often broadcast on stations such as Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters and WSB.
An avid guitarist, Matthias performs in Duo Catanza and is also the adjunct Professor of Guitar at Truett McConnell University in Cleveland, GA. He is endorsed by KNA Guitar Pickups and the German string maker, Hannabach.
Matthias’ collegiate education includes undergraduate studies at Berry College and at Georgia State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Music, along with graduate work at Boston University. He was recently selected as a Conducting Fellow for the Atlanta Summer Conducting Institute at Georgia State University.