- B.M. Performance (Percussion), Biola University
Studio Artist, Percussion
Director, Percussion Ensemble
Matt Ordaz began studying music at an early age and went on to earn many awards in piano performance and composition; he has three published children’s pieces for piano through Willis/Hal Leonard. While earning his bachelor’s degree in percussion performance from Biola University’s Conservatory of Music, Matt served as the principal percussionist/drummer in various orchestral and jazz ensembles and was commissioned by the Conservatory to record a solo album entitled, Marimba Expressions.
Matt is the percussion ensemble director at Biola University and teaches privately through his home studio. He is actively pursuing a master’s degree in percussion performance from Cal State Fullerton and continues to work as a freelance musician, performing at many venues throughout Southern California, including the Disneyland Resort and the Ahmanson Theatre.