A young student checks out Matthew's cello at an event with the Kansas State School for the Blind.
Matthew demonstrates his cello technique at an event with the Kansas State School for the Blind.
In this slightly distorted image, Matthew is backstage helping the REW Homeschool Orchestra get ready for their concert in December 2017.
Matthew plays "Julie-O" by Mark Summer, a modern jazz cello classic and one of his favorite pieces, in one of his last performances at Grinnell College.
Matthew plays "The Blue Danube in Budapest," an all-pizzicato piece by Mike Block, in his last performance at Sebring-Lewis Hall, Grinnell College.
A closeup of Matthew's 1930s Czechoslovakian cello, battle scars and all.