Matt Pace | Webster University

Matt Pace, Ph.D.

Music theory, musicianship

Matt Pace, Ph.D.Matt Pace is a composer, performer, and educator deeply rooted in the St. Louis arts community. As co-founder and lead composer for the Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra, his music has accompanied and supported narrative art in historical silent films, theatrical productions, museum installations, and contemporary video since 2006.

Matt has taught musicianship, music theory, and counterpoint as an adjunct at Webster and other local colleges and universities since he received his Ph.D. from Washington University in 2012. As a teacher, Matt prefers a dynamic, interactive classroom where students are encouraged to develop their skills in a constructive environment conducive to the growth of critical skills and lifelong learning patterns.