Dr. Matthew Schreibeis
Assistant Professor
Research areas: Composition; Music Theory and Analysis; Korean Music; Film Music and Multimedia
Office: RRS906
Tel.: (852) 3411-7798
E-mail: mschreib@hkbu.edu.hk

A recipient of the 2018 Charles Ives Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a 2017-18 Copland House Residency Award, Matthew Schreibeis is an American composer based in Hong Kong. His compositions combine highly-syncopated counterpoint with rhythmically-charged lyricism and span acoustic, electronic, and film music. Recent projects include collaborations with video artists and a series of works for traditional Korean instruments. His forthcoming Albany Records portrait CD, Sandburg Songs, featuring soprano Tony Arnold, will be released in 2019.

Schreibeisˇ¦ music has been performed throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia at the Juilliard School, the University of Chicago, Berlinˇ¦s Universitat der Kunste, the June in Buffalo Festival, the Hindemith Foundation in Switzerland, and the National Gugak Center in Korea, by New York New Music Ensemble, Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble, Mivos Quartet, ensemble green, and members of eighth blackbird and Alarm Will Sound, among others. Recent honors include commissions by the Aspen Music Festival and School, Hanson Institute for American Music, Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, soundSCAPE Festival, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; grants from American Composers Forum and the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania; residencies at MacDowell, Yaddo, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and Kimmel Harding Nelson Center; and 1st Prize in the National Association of Composers USA Young Composers Competition. He was one of two composers worldwide to receive the 2014-15 Camargo Foundation Fellowship.

Schreibeis began his musical studies in Pittsburgh and received degrees from the Eastman School of Music and the University of Pennsylvania. His composition teachers included 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.

Matthew Schreibeis is currently Assistant Professor at Hong Kong Baptist University. Previously he served on the faculties of Saint Josephˇ¦s University in Philadelphia, Korea University in Seoul, and the soundSCAPE Festival in Italy.

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