Matthew Howell, a native of Memphis, TN, has been an active IN THE MARCHING ARTS 1997. His performance credentials include membership within World Class organizations in both WGI and DCI including Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps and Gateway Indoor. Matthew also performed in the University of Memphis PASIC Marching ensembles in 2004 and 2006 and was a charter member of the Nation Basketball Associations’ (NBA) Memphis Grizzlies Drumline.
Matthew has worked with multiple World Class organizations including Gateway Indoor, Tyler Junior College Indoor, Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps, Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps, Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corps. Palmetto Percussion, and Monarch Indoor Percussion (Houston, Texas). Matthew was most recently the percussion director, visual designer, and program coordinator for the scholastic world north shore high school in Houston, TX.
Matthew is currently the Percussion Director for Alpharetta high school in Alpharetta, Georgia and on percussion staff at Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps. He is an active percussion arranger, clinician, and visual designer for marching bands, winter guards and indoor percussion ensembles across the United States and China.