Matt Catingub is a conductor, composer, arranger, instrumentalist and singer. Recently appointed artistic director of the Glendale Pops Orchestra, conductor of the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra Pops and New Hampshire Music Festival pops conductor, he consistently garners praise for his innovative pops programming.
Matt has worked with artists such as Rosemary Clooney, Kenny Loggins, Michael Feinstein, John Pizzarelli, Toto and Michael Mc Donald. As a conductor, he has appeared with the symphony orchestras of Cincinnati, Houston, Los Angeles, Minnesota, Nashville, St. Louis and Utah. Recent and upcoming engagements include returns to the Cincinnati Pops and the Columbus, St. Louis and Nashville Symphonies. He debuts with the Phoenix, Long Beach, Hartford, Victoria and Omaha symphonies.
Matt Catingub began learning the alto saxophone when he was 16. One year later, he was asked to play at the Monterey Jazz Festival, becoming the youngest member of the Louie Bellson Big Band and establishing himself as a premier jazz musician.