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Historical Plucked string specialist, Matthew focuses on the repertoire of the theorbo, lute, baroque guitar and 19th-century guitar. He has performed extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Italy. He performs on the instrument(s): Renaissance Lute, Baroque Guitar, Baroque Lute, and Theorbo as both a soloist and continuo player. In the spring of 2018, Matthew was invited to perform Vivaldi’s Guitar Concerto in D major RV 93 on Baroque guitar as part of SFCM Baroque Concerto Winner’s concert and again in 2019 with Karl Kohaut’s Baroque Lute Concerto in F major. He has participated with the SF Conservatory Baroque Ensemble to bring to life: Handel’s Atalanta, and Rodelinda, and Tamerlano. Most recently, his performances include a production of Purcell’s The Fairy Queen with Haymarket Opera, Amherst Early Music Festival’s production of #anch'io (#me too): Six Ariadnes tell their tales.
Matthew has performed and studied with the most renowned lutenists in the industry which include: Charles Weaver, Lucas Harris, Francesca Torelli, Joachim Held, Paul Odette, Paul Beier, Xavier Diaz LaTorre, and Nigel North. Matthew is an active and familiar face in early music ensembles and festivals which include: Amherst Early Music (AEM), the International Baroque Festival at Longy (IBIL), La Entroterre festival, Oregon Bach Festival (OBI), Oberlin Baroque Festival (OBF), SF Renaissance Voices (SFRV), SienAgosto, Tafelmusik Summer and Winter Institutes, SFEMS, Haymarket Opera Company and American Bach Soloists Academy (ABS). His teachers include John Schneiderman, Richard Savino, Marc Teicholz, and Corey Jamason.
Matthew has recently completed a MM program at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with an emphasis in Historical Plucked Strings, studying under Richard Savino and Marc Teicholz. Matthew earned his BMus in Guitar/Lute performance from UC Irvine. Matthew is currently a 1st year Master’s in Historical Performance Lute/Theorbo at the Koninklijk Conservatorium under the mentorship of Joachim Held and Mike Fentross.
Matthew is currently active in the Netherlands as a continuo player, chamber musician, soloist, instructor, and clinician.

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At student's location: Around The Hague, Netherlands

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Skills:
Guitar:
Acoustic, Blues, Classical, Folk, Indie & alternative, Jazz, Pop, Rock
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

Historical Plucked string specialist, Matthew focuses on the repertoire of the theorbo, lute, baroque guitar and 19th-century guitar. He has performed extensively throughout the United States, Canada, and Italy. He performs on the instrument(s): Renaissance Lute, Baroque Guitar, Baroque Lute, and Theorbo as both a soloist and continuo player. In the spring of 2018, Matthew was invited to perform Vivaldi’s Guitar Concerto in D major RV 93 on Baroque guitar as part of SFCM Baroque Concerto Winner’s concert and again in 2019 with Karl Kohaut’s Baroque Lute Concerto in F major. He has participated with the SF Conservatory Baroque Ensemble to bring to life: Handel’s Atalanta, and Rodelinda, and Tamerlano. Most recently, his performances include a production of Purcell’s The Fairy Queen with Haymarket Opera, Amherst Early Music Festival’s production of #anch'io (#me too): Six Ariadnes tell their tales.
Matthew has performed and studied with the most renowned lutenists in the industry which include: Charles Weaver, Lucas Harris, Francesca Torelli, Joachim Held, Paul Odette, Paul Beier, Xavier Diaz LaTorre, and Nigel North. Matthew is an active and familiar face in early music ensembles and festivals which include: Amherst Early Music (AEM), the International Baroque Festival at Longy (IBIL), La Entroterre festival, Oregon Bach Festival (OBI), Oberlin Baroque Festival (OBF), SF Renaissance Voices (SFRV), SienAgosto, Tafelmusik Summer and Winter Institutes, SFEMS, Haymarket Opera Company and American Bach Soloists Academy (ABS). His teachers include John Schneiderman, Richard Savino, Marc Teicholz, and Corey Jamason.
Matthew has recently completed a MM program at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with an emphasis in Historical Plucked Strings, studying under Richard Savino and Marc Teicholz. Matthew earned his BMus in Guitar/Lute performance from UC Irvine. Matthew is currently a 1st year Master’s in Historical Performance Lute/Theorbo at the Koninklijk Conservatorium under the mentorship of Joachim Held and Mike Fentross.
Matthew is currently active in the Netherlands as a continuo player, chamber musician, soloist, instructor, and clinician.

Education

Education
B.M in Guitar/Lute Performance with Summa Cum Laude award, University of California, 2016
M.M in Guitar Performance with a Historical Performance Emphasis, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 2019

Experience / Qualifications

Matthew Xie
Baroque & Renaissance Lute/Baroque Guitar/19c. Guitar/Theorbo

Upcoming Performances
Amherst Early Music Festival Baroque Opera and Academy: #anch'io (#me too): Six Ariadnes tell their tales, July 2019
Lute Society of America Festival, July 2019
American Bach Soloist Academy August 2019


Performance & Experience
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Catherine Turocy 2019 SF Baroque Dance Workshop-Theorbo, Jan 20th, 2019
SF Renaissance Voices “A KING: To Henry, from Florence with Love” Program Guest Artist-Theorbo/Renaissance Lute, Baroque Guitar, May 15-26th,2018
Amherst Early Music Festival Baroque Opera and Academy: Cadmus et Hermione J.B Lully Full Production, July 2018
SFCM Baroque Opera and Ensemble Concert Production: Rodelinda G.F Handel, 2018
SFCM Baroque Opera and Ensemble Concert Production: Atalanta G.F Handel, 2017
SFCM Baroque Opera and Ensemble Concert Production: Tamerlano G.F Handel, Mar 2019
UC Berkeley Baroque Opera and Ensemble Concert Production: Dido and Aeneas Henry Purcell, May 2019
Haymarket Opera Summer Festival The Fairy Queen Henry Purcell, June 2019

Awards and Honors
Winner-SFCM Baroque Concerto Competition, 2018,2019
Lute Society of America Festival Full Scholarship 2019
San Francisco Early Music Society Festival Full Scholarship 2019
Haymarket Opera Company Summer Festival Scholarship 2019


Summer/Winter Festivals
Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute, 2017,2018
Lyra Baroque Workshop, 2017
Berwick Academy, 2018
Tafelmusik Baroque Winter Institute, 2018
Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute 2017
Longy International Baroque Performance Institute 2017,2018
Amherst Early Music Festival-Baroque Opera and Academy, 2018,2019
La Risonanza Early Music Academy-Bertinoro,Italy, 2018
Michael Chance SienAgosto-Sienna,Italy, 2018
Haymarket Opera Summer Festival, 2019
San Francisco Early Music Festival, 2019
Lute Society of America Festival 2019
American Bach Soloist Academy 2019


Masterclasses
Paul Odette
Lucas Harris
Xavier Diaz Latorre
Charles Weaver
Paul Beier
Douglas Freundlich
Arthur Haas
Joachim Held
Francesca Torelli
Nigel North

Education
B.M in Guitar/Lute Performance with Summa Cum Laude award, University of California, 2016
M.M in Guitar Performance with a Historical Performance Emphasis, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 2019

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