Biography

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Matthew Schreibeis is an American composer based in Hong Kong. His compositions, which span orchestral, chamber, and vocal music and include a series of works for traditional Korean instruments, represent a personal musical vision characterized by vivid color, imagination, and a clear sense of drama. A recipient of the Charles Ives Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, his works have been performed throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia by the Albany Symphony and David Alan Miller, New York New Music Ensemble, Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble, Mivos Quartet, soprano Tony Arnold, and members of eighth blackbird and Alarm Will Sound, among others.

The 2020-21 season includes premieres of Parallel Lives by ensemble mise-en in New York and Tree of Life for solo violin, along with the release of his Albany Records portrait CD, Sandburg Songs, featuring soprano Tony Arnold and Zohn Collective.   

Honors include commissions from the Hanson Institute for American Music, Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; grants from the Ditson Fund of Columbia University and the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and residencies at MacDowell, Yaddo, Copland House, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and the Camargo Foundation in France. American Composers Forum sponsored a portrait concert of his chamber music in Philadelphia, and his music has been recorded on the Synnara label in South Korea.

An artist of wide-ranging interests, he has published (with Jiyoon Lee) on the role of music in second language teaching and is the author of a forthcoming article on the orchestral works of Bernard Rands. Most recently, he was awarded a major grant from the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong to support a multi-year study of the music of his former teacher, the late Steven Stucky, including archival work at the Library of Congress.

Matthew Schreibeis began his musical studies in Pittsburgh and received degrees from the Eastman School of Music (B.M.) and the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D.). He studied composition with Samuel Adler, David Liptak, Eric Moe, James Primosch, Jay Reise, Christopher Rouse, Steven Stucky, Anna Weesner, and Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon. He also studied orchestration with Augusta Read Thomas and violin with Lynn Blakeslee. His mentors also include composers Robert Beaser, Bernard Rands, and George Tsontakis.

A committed educator, he taught composition at the soundSCAPE Festival in Italy and served as Visiting Assistant Professor at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and Visiting Professor at Korea University’s International Summer Campus in Seoul. Currently he is Assistant Professor at Hong Kong Baptist University.


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서양 악기와 한국 악기를 접목한 어쿠스틱과 일레트로닉 작품을 작곡하는 매튜 슈라이바이스의 음악은 서정성 가득하고 리드미칼한 싱코페이션 대위를특징으로 합니다.

슈라이바이스의 작품은 줄리아드 음악대학, 시카고 대학교, 베릴린 대학교, 버팔로 음악 페스티발, 스위스 힌더머스 음악 재단, 한국 국립 국악 센터 등 유럽, 아시아, 미주의 대학과 각 기관에서 공연되고 있습니다.

매튜 슈라이바이스는 Hanson Institute for American Music, 서울문화재단과 University of Nevada 등에서 작품 의뢰를 받았으며, American Composers Forum, University of Pennsylvania 등 에서 기금을 수상하였고, Yaddo, Virginia Center for Creative Arts 와 Kimmel Harding Nelson Center 등에서 상주 예술가로 활동하였습니다.  또한, NACUSA Young Composers Competition 에서대상을 수상하였고, 2013 Aspen Music Festival에 전액 장학금으로 참석하였습니다.

매튜 슈라이바이스는 어린 나이부터 피츠버그에서 음악 공부를 시작하였으며, 이스트만 (Eastman School of Music) 음악 대학에서 작곡학사, 펜실베니아 대학교 (University of Pennsylvania)에서 작곡 박사학위를 받았습니다.

한국 전통, 현대 음악을 연구하고 있으며, 한국 전통 음악과 현대 음악, 미디어 등을 다룬 과목을 개발하고 미국 펜실베니아 대학교와 한국 고려대학교에서 강의하였습니다.

현재 필라델피아에 있는 세인트 조세프 대학교에서 객원 조교수로 재직하고 있으며, 고전과 현대, 동양과 서양, 음악과 다른 예술 장르의 교감을 시도하는 사운드 다이알로그 프로젝트(Sound Dialogue Project) 그룹의 음악 감독으로 활동 중입니다.