Chair, Music Department
S334 413-775-1228 ShippeeM@gcc.mass.edu
Matthew studied ethnomusicology at the University of Michigan School of Music, focusing on creativity consciousness in American popular music composition practice. As a guitarist, singer, and songwriter he also records and performs extensively. His band, Swing Caravan, has won multiple awards and can be heard locally at festivals and the Iron Horse Music Hall. Matthew is a producer/engineer and studies the middle eastern oud.