Matt Jordan

Matt Jordan

Matt Jordan is currently the Concert Percussion Marketing Manager for Pearl Corporation/Adams Musical Instruments, and Adjunct Professor of Percussion at Middle Tennessee State University. He is actively working on completing a Doctor of Music degree from the Florida State University, has completed a Master's Degree from the University of North Texas, as well as a Bachelor's Degree from Middle Tennessee State University. He is also currently the front ensemble arranger for Music City Mystique and Spirit of Atlanta.

Matt has also taught/arranged for numerous other groups throughout the world, including the Bluecoats, Carolina Crown, Phantom Regiment, Max Percussion (Bangkok, Thailand), Bangkok Society Drumline, Franklin High School, Dobyns-Bennett High School, and Father Ryan High School, among many others.

Matt performs regularly with the Nashville Symphony, including having performed as a soloist with the orchestra during the 2016-2017 season. He has also performed with Intersection Contemporary Music Ensemble, Tallahassee Symphony, San Angelo Symphony, Eastern Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Tennessee Philharmonic. While at UNT, Matt performed with the world-renowned University of North Texas Wind Symphony, as well as the 1 O'Clock and 2 O'Clock Lab Bands. Matt was the timpanist of The Cavaliers (2003-04) and Music City Mystique (2000-05). In 2004, he received 1st place in both the DCI and PAS Timpani Individuals competitions.

Matt is a proud artist and clinician for Pearl/Adams instruments, Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets, and Evans Drumheads.