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.