With more than 15 years as a professional Music Director and over a decade in educational roles, Matt's career is a testament to sincere music making, innovative organizational leadership, pedagogy, and community involvement.
"“Wardell was nothing short of amazing . . . the audience having been taken on a wonderful journey, from death to resurrection.”
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“Maybe more important than his musical credentials is Wardell's youthful enthusiasm and unabashed zest . . . Wardell is not only a daring and dynamic choice, but a smart one.”
"Dr. Wardell is simply exceptional as a musician and an arts entrepreneur. He knows how to strategize and implements solutions for musical communities to prosper."