Matthew Floyd


Instruments & Instruction Offered

Saxophone (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bari); (all styles) (any level, any age)
Flute (any level, any age)
Clarinet (any level, any age)
Jazz Theory, Arranging, and Improvisation (any instrument) (any level, any age)


Lesson Rates

$27.50 per half hour
$50 per hour


Education & Experience

University of Northern Colorado
Berklee College of Music
Fort Lewis College. Bachelor of Arts, 1985

30 plus years of musical growth and experience include…

Studies with Joe Viola, Andy Mcghee, George Garzone, Jimmy Mosher, Frank Tiberi,
Gary Burton, Barrie Nettles, Ken Pullig, Ed Tomassi, Jan Carl Roshong, and Andy Dahlke

Sessions and/or performances with well known musicans such as
Woody Herman, The Four Tops, Al Hood,The Lettermen,
Gene Aitken, Herb Pomeroy, Jimmy Mosher, and Phil Wilson.

Performances with a number of local groups and organizations such as
Carousel Dinner Theatre, Funkiphino, Hugh Jazz, Mark Sloniker and Friends, Just For Kicks Big Band, Loveland Choral Society, Loveland Opera Theatre, Choice City Singers, Front Range Music Theatre, Kings Of Swing, etc.

I currently hold lead or solo chairs in the following bands:

John Mills Orchestra
Archie Funker
Colorado Swing
Jas Motif
Don Elwood Big Band