California native Matthew Brown is active in Los Angeles as a composer, orchestrator, arranger, keyboardist, session singer, and tenor with the Los Angeles Master Chorale. His choral works, hailed by the New York Times as “quietly mesmerizing,” are featured on the Antioch Chamber Ensemble’s album Though Love Be a Day and are published by Schott, G. Schirmer, and Hal Leonard. He completed his doctoral studies in music composition at the USC Thornton School of Music. His awards include the VocalEssence Welcome Christmas! Carol Contest, VocalEssence Essentially Choral Commission, and C4 Composition Competition. His works have been performed throughout the United States and internationally by groups such as Chanticleer, The Crossing, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus, L.A. Choral Lab, USC Chamber Singers, Los Robles Master Chorale, and the USC Thornton Symphony. Ensemble 14 presented an entire concert of his choral music at the 2017 Bodenseefestival in Friedrichshafen, Germany. His orchestrations for pop artist Moby were performed by Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He enjoys camping, hiking, photography, and astronomy.