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

The music of Matthew Schreibeis has been performed and recorded internationally, at the Juilliard School, the University of Chicago, Berlin's Universitat der Kunste, the June in Buffalo Festival, the Hindemith Foundation in Switzerland, and the National Gugak Center in Korea, by soprano Tony Arnold, New York New Music Ensemble, ensemble green, and members of eighth blackbird and Alarm Will Sound, among others. Spanning acoustic, electronic, and film music, his compositions combine highly-syncopated counterpoint with rhythmically-charged lyricism. His recent works include collaborations with video artists and a series of works for traditional Korean instruments.

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 Yaddo, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Brush Creek Foundation, 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 Camargo Foundation Fellowship in 2014-15.

Schreibeis began his musical studies in Pittsburgh and received degrees from the Eastman School of Music (B.M.) and the University of Pennsylvania (M.A., Ph.D.). 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 Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Korea University in Seoul, and the soundSCAPE Festival in Italy. He is Artistic Director of Sound Dialogue Project, an ensemble dedicated to the interface between traditional and contemporary musics.

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