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Matthew Radspinner
Adjunct Faculty Music
Phone: 570-372-4281
Email: radspinner@susqu.edu
Office Location: Cunningham Cma

Radspinner has studied music education at Penn State and Mansfield universities. Radspinner is in the process of completing his master’s thesis on double bass instruction through Shenandoah Conservatory. He has been a string education specialist for the Williamsport Area School district for the past five years and is on the faculty of Susquehanna University. In 2009 he received the Pennsylvania/Delaware String Teachers Association Outstanding Young String Teacher Award.

The Curtin Middle School Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Radspinner, was invited to perform at the 2008 PMEA State Conference. He will also have a string group performing at the 2010 PMEA State Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. Radspinner has also served as the assistant music director for the Central Pennsylvania Youth Orchestra and the Williamsport Symphony Youth Orchestra.

On double bass, Radspinner has appeared with the Williamsport, Nittany Valley and Altoona symphonies and was a bassist with the Penn’s Woods Festival Orchestra and the Hershey Pops Orchestra. He has performed with jazz greats including Dennis DiBlasio, Michael Davis, George Rabbi, Jim Rupp, Grammy-nominated Phil Matson and Grammy Award-winners Peter Eldridge and Alex Meixner. In the Williamsport area he has performed with artists Tim Breon, VJQ, Bobby Liedhecker, Voyage, The Uptown Music Collective, Steve Mitchell, Mark Polis, Tom Nelson, Sacsha Feinstein and others. In addition, Radspinner has been active as a studio musician in the area working with such artists as Andy Otto, Spencer Sweeting, Tim Shutes, and others.

He resides in Williamsport with his wife, Anna, and their daughters Megan and Elizabeth (Libby).

Courses:

  • MUSC-042 String Class I
  • MUSC-048 String Class II

 



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