Matt Stephens is a highly skilled percussionist and music educator with a passion for helping students achieve their full potential. With an extensive background in teaching and performance, he has developed a unique approach to classroom management that blends student responsibility, motivation, critical thinking, and habitual learning. He has worked with a variety of successful musical ensembles and has experience teaching at all levels, from middle school to high school.
Stephens studied at McKinney North High School before continuing his education at Texas Christian University, where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Music Education with Magna Cum Laude honors. He has worked as a Director of Percussion at Keller Central High School and as an Interim Percussion Instructor at Fowler Middle School and Scoggins Middle School. He has also served as a Student Teacher at Cobb Middle School and Wakeland High School and as a Percussion Tech at United High School. Additionally, he has provided private lessons to students at Paschal High School.
As a music educator, Stephens is committed to creating a classroom environment that fosters student achievement and encourages continual learning and growth as a professional educator. His expertise in percussion and his passion for teaching make him a valuable asset to any music program.