Matthew Searing

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A member of the Sarasota Music Festival faculty since 2019

Born and raised in Bloomfield, New Jersey, Matthew Searing currently serves as Assistant Principal Librarian for the Sarasota Orchestra. Prior to joining the Sarasota Orchestra, he was a Fellow at the New World Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson-Thomas. Mr. Searing was Head Librarian for the Aspen Music Festival and School for the 2017 summer, after serving as librarian for the Aspen Conducting Academy (2016) and the Aspen Philharmonic (2015.) In 2015-16, he was acting Assistant Librarian for the Utah Symphony and Opera.  

Mr. Searing attended Montclair State University and University of Maryland College Park for horn performance. His teachers included Richard Hagen, Angela Cordell-Bilger, Nancy Billmann and Gregory Miller.