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Matt Dievendorf joins the Green Machine Ensembles team


Welcome Matt Dievendorf, who is working with our guitar students!

Green Machine Ensembles is proud to welcome Matt Dievendorf to work with our guitar students! After finishing high school Matt was recruited by the U.S. Marine Corps as a guitarist. Four years later, after graduating from the Armed Forces School of Music and performing in hundreds of concerts, he headed to the University of Michigan School of Music. While at Michigan, Matt performed with the University of Michigan Jazz Ensemble and performed on William Bolcom’s 2005 GRAMMY Award winning album Songs of Innocence and of Experience. He graduated from the University of Michigan with highest honors. Matt spent several years in Washington, DC as a key player in the DC and Baltimore music communities, and as an accomplished guitar instructor at Levine Music. In 2013, Matt relocated to Los Angeles, California to study in the famed Studio/Jazz Guitar Program at the University of Southern California. He has earned a Master’s degree and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Thornton School of Music at USC. Matt is the 2018 outstanding doctoral graduate of the Thornton School of Music.

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