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February 2016

1.29.16 A couple of Matt's guitar students tear it up on All Along the Watchtower at their talent show!
1.12.16 New this summer, I will be teaching at a one day Fingerstyle Guitar Technique Workshop at Interlochen College of Creative Arts in MI. This will take place on July 26, 2016 and will be one day before the four day Interlochen Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop begins. Perfect if you want to warm up before the four day event begins. Tom Clippert and I will also play a concert that evening!
11.18.15 November Newsletter
10.12.15 October Newsletter!
3.17.14 New youtube clip!  Matt as "Ace" with KISS Tribute Dr. Love performing Shock Me!
11.24.13 Matt plays "Ace" in the KISS Tribute band Dr. Love.  They were featured on KISS' Official Website and on KISS' Official Facebook Page.
10.6.13 Photos posted from summer of 2013!  Summerfest, Guitar Weekend Workshop at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, Interlochen Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop, Wisconsin State Fair and Dr. Love at Milwaukee Harley-Davidson for the 110th Anniversary!
4.4.13 Video retrospective of the 2012 Interlochen Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop!
1.14.12 New Youtube clip: Cannonball Rag
9.27.12 Matt's arrangement of KISS' "Beth" is now available for download on itunes and CD Baby!
8.30.12 Photos from the Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop at Interlochen are now posted!
7.16.12 Photos from the Guitar Weekend Workshop at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music are now posted!
5.8.12 Matt's debut CD, Signal, is now available on itunes, CD Baby, etc!
4.18.12 Radio appearance: Matt Schroeder and Peter roller on WUWM Public Radio's Lake Effect show.
3.26.12 News item on 88.9's site. A nice story on some of the programs WCM offers, as well as my combos and a feature photo!  
2.15.12 Matt is the Artistic Director for the new Interlochen Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop taking place July 26th to 28th 2012 featuring Laurence Juber and Billy McLaughlin!
9.30.11 Matt is quoted in this interesting article.
9.19.11 Download some of Matt's favorite licks at Guitar!  You can find Matt here among very good company!
5.6.11 Congrats to Matt's students who placed in the Spring 2011 Conservatory Guitar Scholarship Auditions: Rock/Blues age 15 to adult: 1st Ilan Blanck, 2nd Gabriel Harris, R/B age 15 and under: 1st Nathan Kurtz, 2nd Samson D'Amato, 3rd Sam Frederick, 4th Louie Schurrer, Fingerstyle 15 to adult: 1st Charlie Koczela, 2nd Daniel Welytok. Good work!

11.16.10 Nice blog mention.

9.9.10 Article on the Conservatory's Annual Summer Guitar Weekend Workshop

10-1-09 Matt is mentioned in Randy Otto's article in the Bay View Compass.  (Guitar Department Concert 10.25.09)

8-26-09 Singer Songwriter Joe Barbieri added lyrics and vocals to my instrumental, Signal.  Check it out here: I'm an Old Man

10-21-08 Some pics of Matt playing with Slumpbuster at Summerfest 2008 turned up on the online site Backstage Gallery. Check out this site!!!

8-29-08 Matt's upcoming solo concert at The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music on April 30th 2009 received a nice preview in this article from The Bay View Compass.

2/15/08 Slumpbuster plays it's first show to a sold out Turner Hall in downtown Milwaukee.  Greg Koch headlined the evening. See pictures: click here