Think Local First Radio Show Santa Cruz Spotlights Be Natural Music’s Matthew Pinck

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Think Local First Radio Show Santa Cruz Spotlights Be Natural Music’s Matthew Pink

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Be Natural Music: Cultivating the Next Generation of Musicians

The Think Local First Radio show recently featured an insightful interview with Matthew Pinck, also known as “Yoga Matt,” the Music Director and Rock Band Teacher at Be Natural Music. Matt, a Santa Cruz County music educator for 25 years, founded Be Natural Music in 1998 to provide a comprehensive and unique approach to music education.

The interview delved into Matt’s journey, from his early piano lessons at age five to his current role leading a thriving music school with two locations and 19 teachers. Matt shared the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship, emphasizing the importance of creativity and passion in music education.

Be Natural Music is a Rock & Jazz Performance school that offers diverse programs, including music lessons, band formation, and performance opportunities, catering to a wide range of musical interests and skill levels. The school’s summer camps provide a creative outlet for young musicians to compose, record, and even create music videos.

The interview highlighted Be Natural Music’s positive impact on the community, offering a supportive environment for young musicians to develop their skills and passion for music. Matt’s dedication to continuous improvement and expansion of the school’s programs demonstrates his commitment to providing the best possible experience for his students.

If you’re looking for a nurturing and creative environment for music education, consider Be Natural Music in Santa Cruz or Cupertino.

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Matthew Pinck

Matt, fondly known as "Yoga Matt" on stage, has collectively studied music since the age of five and has been teaching in Santa Cruz County since 1998. Among his arsenal of music expertise are: guitar, vocals, composition, piano, electric bass and drums. His vast formal training has taken place in top schools, such as UC Santa Cruz, UC Berkeley, and Cabrillo College, eventually earning his Bachelors in Jazz Guitar from Skidmore College in New York.

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