Hailing from, and recently returned to New York, Matt Schreiber is an accordionist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer who works in a wide range of contexts. He performs regularly with the New York Crimean Tatar Ensemble, Bulgarian musician Georgi Petrov, violinist/songwriter Ben Russell, and New Orleans bands Panorama Jazz Band and Harmonouche. Matt lived in New Orleans from 2013-2017 and 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 he won third place in the competition “New Bulgarian Music in 7/8” in Chepelare, Bulgaria. Ongoing composition projects include collaboration with Icelandic film director Dögg Mósesdóttir and writer/builder Eli Nixon. Matt specializes in and draws inspiration from folk traditions of Eastern Europe and other places that love the accordion. He teaches regularly online and near his home in Rhinecliff, NY.