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Room 135
Miller Music Building

(912) 583-3110

Dr. Matthew Haley

Assistant Professor of Music

Division of Christian Studies and Humanities 

Education

  • DMA, The University of North Texas 
  • MMus, The University of Louisville
  • BMus, The University of Texas at Austin 

Biography

Matthew Haley is currently Assistant Professor of Music at Brewton-Parker College. He is the founder and director of the Mount Vernon Homeschool Band, a wind ensemble for homeschool students in the Mount Vernon area. Dr. Haley previously taught applied trumpet at the University of North Texas. His students from UNT have gone on to successful careers as performers and educators. Prior to joining Brewton-Parker, Dr. Haley co-founded the “Freedom Song School of Worship and Music,” a music training program at a Christian men’s home for recovering addicts. As a performer, he served in the United States Army, “The Old Guard” Fife and Drum Corps as a bugler. While in the Fife and Drum Corps, he performed for two US presidents as well as numerous foreign heads of state. Dr. Haley has also performed with the Dallas Opera and served as principal trumpet for the Odysseus Chamber Orchestra in Frisco, TX. He has recorded with the North Texas Wind Symphony as part of the GIA Publications Teaching Music Through Performance Series and the GIA Publications Composer’s Collection. Dr. Haley can also be heard on Luis Leguia’s 2007 release, American Music for Cello (Albany Records). As a conductor, he has served as a clinician throughout the state of Georgia.

Interesting Fact About Me

  • I enjoy spending time with my family and watching Texas Longhorn (University of Texas) sports in my free time.

Research Interests

  • Wind Pedagogy
  • Period Instruments/Historically Informed Performance
  • 20th Century Trumpet Literature

Professional Organizations/Memberships

  • None 

Favorite Classes Taught at BPC

  • BPC 100 Student Success
  • MUS 205  Music Appreciation
  • MUS 301 – Form and Analysis
  • MUS 410 – World Music

Favorite Bible Verse

DISCOGRAPHY:

Many Sparrows, From the Wilderness, Trumpet, Bass, Cara Nova Records, 2019.

Sons of Jubal, We You There, Trumpet, GBMB Media, 2017.

Drew Hall, Love Deep, Suffer Well; Trumpet, Bass, Keyboard; Drew Hall Music, 2017.

Denton Worship Collective, Unity Songs, Bass, Zera Music Company, 2017.

Freedom Song, U​nveiled, Bass, Zera Music Company, 2015.

University of North Texas Wind Symphony, Ciphers, Trumpet, GIA Publications, Inc., 2012.

University of North Texas Wind Symphony, Teaching Music through Performance in Band, Vol. 8, Grade 4, Trumpet, GIA Publications, Inc., 2012.

University of North Texas Wind Symphony, Composer’s Collection: Karel Husa, Trumpet, GIA Publications, Inc., 2011.

University of North Texas Wind Symphony, Teaching Music through Performance in Band, Vol. 8, Grades 2/3, Trumpet, GIA Publications, Inc., 2011.

University of North Texas Wind Symphony, Revelations, Trumpet, GIA Publications, Inc., 2010.

Luis Leguia, American Music for Cello, Trumpet, Albany Records, 2007.

PERFORMED ARRANGEMENTS/ORCHESTRATIONS/COMPOSITIONS:

Theme and Variations on “I Need Thee Every Hour”, original composition performed by the Brewton-Parker College Wind Ensemble.

Pure Imagination for Euphonium and Band, arrangement performed by the Brewton-Parker College Wind Ensemble.

Sonata in Eb, BWV 1031, J.S. Bach, orchestration performed by the Brewton-Parker College Wind Ensemble.

National Hymn, arrangement performed by the Brewton-Parker College Wind Ensemble.

Horkstow Grange, orchestration performed by the Brewton-Parker College Wind Ensemble.

Sandmännchen/How Sweet is My Rest, arrangement performed by the Brewton-Parker College Wind Ensemble and Friends.

Blessed Assurance for Trumpet and Piano, arrangement for solo trumpet and piano, performed in Israel, fall, 2019.

Concertino for Flute and Band, Cecile Chaminade, orchestration performed by the Brewton-Parker College Wind Ensemble.

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