Private Applied Instructor
Matthew Traeger is a private applied instructor of trombone at Lincoln Land Community College. He holds bachelor’s degrees in trombone performance and music theory/composition from the Western Illinois University School of Music. Matthew also earned a master’s degree in jazz trombone performance from the WIU School of Music. He previously held the position of adjunct instructor in the music department at Lincoln College in Lincoln, Illinois, and has maintained a private studio as well. He has performed with several groups from around central Illinois including the Sangamon Brass Quintet, Springfield Municipal Band, Muni Opera and Springfield Theatre Center and served as the leader of the Springfield Jazz Quintet.