Dr. Matthew Luttrell, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands at MSU Texas.

Associate Professor of Music, Director of Bands, Low Brass, Instrumental Conducting
Office: Fain Instrumental Music Hall 103
Phone: (940) 397-4210
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Dr. Matthew D. Luttrell, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands and Orchestra, joined the faculty of MSU Texas in 2013.  His duties include conducting the Wind Ensemble, Communiversity Orchestra, Marching Band, and Advanced Conducting. In addition to his duties at MSU Texas, Dr. Luttrell is the conductor of the Wichita Falls Youth Philharmonic and serves as the 2nd trombone of the Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra.

Dr. Luttrell earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Arizona State University (2010) with an emphasis in wind conducting under Gary Hill and euphonium performance under the instruction of Sam Pilafian. He holds the a Masters of Music Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2002) and the Bachelors of Music Education from the University of Colorado at Boulder (1998).

Prior to Midwestern State University, Dr. Luttrell served as Director of Bands at Adams State University, Associate Director of Bands at the University of Texas Arlington, and as Assistant Director of Bands at Illinois State University. He is an active conductor, clinician, and adjudicator for orchestras, bands, and athletic bands, and his international conducting experience includes Canada, Mexico, and Cuba. His ensembles have consistently received invitations to perform in regional concert performances, as well as NFL season and post-season games. 

Dr. Luttrell’s professional affiliations include College Band Directors National Association, Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, the National Association for Music Education, and is an honorary member of both the Tau Beta Sigma and Kappa Kappa Psi honorary bands fraternities.