Matt Rupert Founder, Piano & Clarinet Faculty, Vocal Coach

Matt brings a passion for teaching and a wealth of experience to Little Mission Studio. He attended the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, MD (2007), where he was in the Bachelor of Music program for clarinet in the studio of Steven Barta, the Bachelor of Music Education program, as well as a Minor in Piano Performance in the Studio of Nancy Roldan. His past studies also include chamber music workshops in Vienna with members of the Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna State Opera Orchestra.


As a music educator, Matt maintains private piano and clarinet studios. He is a certified K-12 Music Educator in California and Maryland and has taught in the Baltimore County Public School System, the Howard County Public School System in Maryland, as well as the SF Unified School District. He specializes in instrumental music but has also spent significant time teaching and directing choral programs. Matt has also held a position as Musical Director of the On-Stage Middle School Summer Workshop in New Jersey.


In September 2008, Matt moved from Baltimore to San Francisco and is currently a Clarinetist and Pianist with the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony as well as a local chamber musician. Matt’s current performances focus on contemporary music and new works. Matt has also been an Artist in Residence with the SF Arts Education Project, teaching general music and musical theatre programs in San Francisco public schools.


Read Matt’s Faculty Feature to learn even more about him!