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Matthew Groves, bass trombone

Matthew Groves, bass trombone, is originally from Newberg, Oregon, and has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a minor in Music from Oregon State University.  In Boston, Matthew has performed with the Longwood Symphony Orchestra, MIT Symphony Orchestra, 7 Hills Renaissance Wind Band on bass sackbut, and Grand Harmonie on classical trombone.  
Prior to moving to Boston, he performed with the Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra, Salem Chamber Orchestra, and numerous other groups in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.  His teachers include Henry Henniger, Warren Baker, David Bryan, and Ken Clark.  Matthew currently works as a Software Development Engineer for Mentor Graphics, a provider of software for the Electronic Design Automation industry, and lives in Somerville with his wife Elise.