Matthew Sadowski, Director of Bands at UC Berkeley
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In June 2018, Matthew Sadowski was appointed Director of Bands at the University of California, Berkeley, to direct the Cal Band and conduct the University Wind Ensemble. Matt earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Georgia’s Hugh Hodgson School of Music. He also holds music degrees from Ithaca College (Ithaca, New York – MM Wind Conducting) and Michigan State University (East Lansing, Michigan – BM Music Education). Matthew directed high school band programs in Newport and Beaverton, Oregon and Federal Way, Washington from 2008 to 2013. Since 2014, Matthew has taught conducting and music theory to middle and high school students at the Ithaca College Summer Music Academy, and has served as the Program Coordinator for the Wind Division since 2016. Matt is an established member of the College Band Directors National Association, the National Association for Music Education, Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society, Kappa Kappa Psi Music Service Fraternity (honorary), and the Blue Key Honor Society.