Moore, Matt

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Matt Moore


Born: 1985

Country: USA

Studies: Campbellsville University; Texas Christian University



Matt Moore is a percussion educator, composer, arranger, adjudicator, and performer in the Dallas / Fort Worth area where he has served as Associate Band Director / Director of Percussion for Eaton High School since 2015. With a popular catalog of works for percussion available through C. Alan and Tapspace Publications as well as arrangements for marching band and indoor drumline, Matt’s music has been commissioned, performed, and recorded around the country.

Matt's experience in music is highly diverse, beginning with piano, percussion, and vocal studies from a young age, continuing through horn in middle and high school band before focusing on percussion in college and beyond. In 2008-2010, Matt was a member of the battery staff for the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps from Denver Colorado, helping the percussion section and corps place in the elite "top 12" in the Drum Corps International Championships. Matt has previously served as Director of Percussion for Lake Highlands High School in Dallas, TX, Griffin Middle School in Frisco, TX, Graduate Assistant at Texas Christian University, and Assistant Director of Percussion at Colleyville Heritage High School.

Prior to living in Texas, Matt instructed and arranged for various high school, collegiate, and independent programs in Kentucky, including the Campbellsville University Marching Band, Speed Indoor Percussion, and Bands of America Class A Grand National Champion Adair County High School. As a performer, Matt was a member of Carolina Crown, Southwind, and 2008 World Champion Rhythm X Indoor Percussion.

Matt holds a Master's degree with honors from Texas Christian University, TX and a Bachelor’s degree with honors from Campbellsville University, KY. His professional affiliations include the Texas Music Educators Association, the Percussive Arts Society, and Pi Kappa Lambda national music honor society. He is an educational artist for Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets and an ASCAP composer. Matt lives with his family in Lewisville, Texas. [1]

Works for Percussion


Downshift - Snare Drum
More of Us - Marimba
Music for Vibraphone and Electronica - Vibraphone, Electronics
PixelPop - Marimba
Quad Damage - Solo Tenor Drums
Sad Marimba & Mysterious Marimba - Marimba
Spicy Jam - Marimba
Surface - Marimba
Uma Para Ela - Marimba


​Aquarium (Saint-Saens) - Percussion Sextet
​Christmas Time is Here (Guaraldi) - Percussion Sextet
Cohesion - Percussion Duo
Critical Mass - Percussion Ensemble 12
Enchantment - Percussion Quintet
Imminent Launch - Percussion Quintet
OnRush - Percussion Quintet
Rocket Science - Percussion Sextet
Rogue Agent - Percussion Sextet
Seeing the World - Marimba Quartet
Stealing the Sandblade - Marimba Quartet
Symphony No. 5: Scherzo (Prokofiev) - Percussion Ensemble 12
Three Paintings for Marimba and Snare Drum - Percussion Duo
Together (Moore) - Marimba Quartet
Under Attack! - Percussion Quintet
Vector - Percussion Octet, Keyboards, Electronics
You Can Can-Can Too (Offenbach) - Percussion Octet