Matt Olson is a graduate from LBSU and B.C. Conservatory of music with a B.M. in Instrumental Music with an option in Percussion Performance and Music Education. He has been playing music for over 20 years. A multi instrumentalist able to play: Drum set, Hand Percussion, Mallet Percussion, Guitar, Bass, Alto Sax, Trumpet, and Piano. Outside of teaching, Olson plays and records regularly with Southern California based band Suburban Legends as well as other various sessions both live and in studio. Olson is well versed in all styles of music and has been teaching privately and in classroom settings for almost 10 years. Able to work with students of any age and ability, he is dedicated to the craft and passionate about improving his and his students’ ability to play, participate, and further their musical knowledge.