Matt Schreiber is a versatile accordionist and songwriter in New York’s Hudson Valley. He is a co-founder of Hinterlands and Anatole Trio and plays regularly with The Lucky Five. Matt has toured extensively in the US and in Europe, including performances at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, French Quarter Festival, Copenhagen Jazz Festival, Tønder Festival, The Northern Wave Film Festival in Iceland, Strandbad Festival in Berlin, the San Antonio International Accordion Festival, Golden Festival, and the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria.
In 2015 Matt won third place in the composition competition “New Bulgarian Music in 7/8” in Chepelare, Bulgaria. Matt specializes in and draws inspiration from folk traditions of Eastern Europe and other places that love the accordion. He has taught music at Klezkamp and the Mainewoods Music and Dance camp, and teaches regularly online. He is currently working on a PhD in ethnomusicology from the City University of New York and is an instructor at City College. If you are interested in taking accordion lessons, please get in touch in the contact form.