Percussionist Dr. Matthew Teodori joined the Southwestern University faculty in 2014. Since 2009, he has served as the Artistic Director of the Austin-based trio, line upon line percussion. Dr. Teodori has performed with the Austin Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Conspirare, Mid-Texas Symphony, Southern Tier Symphony, Texas Choral Consort and the Victoria Bach Festival Orchestra. His previous teaching experience includes five years at Huston-Tillotson University. Teodori received his Doctoral and Master's degrees from The University of Texas at Austin (2012, 2009) and his Bachelor's degree from Houghton College (2007) having studied with Thomas Burritt, Tony Edwards, Chip Ross and Jim Tiller.