Rod Matthews

Euphonium and Trombone Faculty

Mr. Rod Matthews was born in Michigan and earned a music education degree from Northwestern College, in Orange City, Iowa. He then played trombone as a professional in the U.S. Navy Band for four years. He subsequently earned a Master of Music Education degree from VanderCook College of Music in Chicago, Illinois. He has been a featured trombone soloist with the Northwestern College Band, the Navy Band, and the Tri State Wind Symphony, in Dubuque. Before he retired, Mr. Matthews taught band in Bellevue, Iowa for more than 20 years. He continues to teach part-time at Hempstead High School.


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