Director of Music and Worship
Matthias brings with him over two decades of combined experience in sacred music, composition, and music education. Before coming to Mount Vernon, he served in several churches as a tenor soloist, classical guitarist, composer, and guest conductor. His compositions were often broadcast on stations such as Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters and WSB.
As a classical 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. In 2019, he was selected as a Conducting Fellow for the Atlanta Summer Conducting Institute at Georgia State University.