Matthew Lucia, composer & cellist

Matthew is a Cellist/Composer hailing from Rochester New York. As a composer, he studied under Georg Friedrich Haas and Zosha DiCastri at Columbia University and Margaret Henry at the Eastman Community Music School. As a cellist, Matthew is a member of the Evanston Symphony Orchestra and is interested in doing community outreach with contemporary classical music. Matthew is currently a first year graduate student at Northwestern University doing research in synthetic biology and seeks to explore solutions to 21st century problems in both his science and in his music.