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 earned his Bachelor of Music from Georgia State University, and was recently selected as a Conducting Fellow for the Atlanta Summer Conducting Institute. He is currently pursuing a Master of Sacred Music at Westminster Choir College at Rider University.