Matt Carey

Matthew Carey, Interim Director of Choral Activities

The Department of Music at UAH is pleased to welcome Mr. Matthew Carey as Interim Director of Choral Activities. Mr. Carey spent the 2014-2015 academic year as Director of Choirs and Vocal Studies at Oklahoma Panhandle State University. During the previous academic year, he served as conductor of the University of Oregon’s award-winning Chamber Choir, and prepared the group for their inaugural season as participants in the Oregon Bach Festival. Originally from Washington State, Mr. Carey taught high school for 4 years after receiving his undergraduate degree from Western Washington University. He holds a Master of Music from University of Oregon, and is currently ABD at Texas Tech University - DMA in Choral Conducting. As a conductor, he has studied with Sharon Paul, Hirvo Surva, and Richard Bjella. This summer, Mr. Carey sang his 6th consecutive season as a professional chorister with the Berwick Chorus of the Oregon Bach Festival.