“We are very excited to have Matthew Webb join the staff at the Presbyterian Church in Morristown. Matt weaves together a variety of music related experiences that have created strong cords connecting him with traditional church music yet gives him support to experiment with new ways to make worship come alive.” –Rev. Dr. Dave Smazik, Senior Pastor
“It is very exciting to be at The Presbyterian Church in Morristown to continue its long history of quality music and worship. I have found the people in Morristown and the surrounding areas to be warm and welcoming, and am thrilled to make northern New Jersey my home! I invite anyone interested in creating more musical experiences in their lives to visit us at the Presbyterian Church as we embark on new and exciting adventures.” –Matt Webb
Matt joined the staff of The Presbyterian Church in Morristown in July of 2012 as Director of Music, where he serves as Church Organist and directs the adult choirs and Ringers-on-the-Green. Matt holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in music and philosophy from Wake Forest University, NC, and a Master of Music degree from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, where he will complete the Doctor
of Musical Arts degree in December of 2012.
From an early age, Matt was involved in the music ministry of his church, serving as an accompanist and choral director. He has served Presbyterian, Episcopal, and United Methodist congregations, where he built choral and instrumental programs for children, youth and adults. As an educator, Matt previously taught at Elon University, UNC Greensboro, the UNC School of the Arts, and the Canterbury School.
Professionally, Matt has worked extensively as a collaborative pianist and choral conductor and is a member of the American Choral Director’s Association, the American Guild of Organists, and the Presbyterian Association of Musicians. Matt lives in Union City with his two dogs, Lola and Lucy.