Matt Schreiber is an accordionist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer who works in a wide range of contexts. He performs regularly with Brooklyn-based violinist Ben Russell in the duo Wolftones, with Bulgarian musician Georgi Petrov, and the Panorama Jazz Band of New Orleans. Now in his home state of New York, 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 has taught accordion at Klezkamp and the Mainewoods Music and Dance camp, and teaches regularly online. If you are interested in taking lessons, please get in touch in the contact form.