Matt Moore earned a bachelor's degree in music education from Weber State University and a master's degree in tuba performance from the University of Utah. Matt directed a band program for three years in northern Utah prior to joining the faculty of BYU-Idaho in 2007. Matt has performed professionally in many different settings. Highlights include playing for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games Closing Ceremonies in Salt Lake City and being heard on numerous TV commercials and movie trailers. His principal teachers include Gary Ofenloch, Mark Robinette, and Lee Hipp. From 2012 to 2014 Brother Moore will take a leave of absence from BYU-Idaho while he completes a DMA in tuba performance at the Peabody Institute of Music with David Fedderly.