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Matthew Flanagan

Specializes in: Band, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Euphonium


Education: BM, Trombone Performance, Southeast Missouri State,Cape Girardeau, MO
MM, Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL


Born in Missouri, Matt Flanagan is a Chicago based freelance trombonist and teacher. He has performed throughout the Midwest as well as internationally in Italy where he participated in the 2017 Festival Suoni d’Abruzzo, an orchestral and chamber music festival.

As a soloist, he was the winner of the 2016 Southeast Missouri State University Concerto and Aria Competition as well as runner-up in the Missouri MTNA Young Artist Brass Division Competition. In 2017 Matt was selected as principal trombone in the Missouri All-Collegiate Symphony Orchestra.

Besides being an active performer, Matt maintains an active teaching career. He teaches private lessons, masterclasses, and travels nationally to give clinics to bands around the county.