Matt Oliphant

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Hornist Matthew Oliphant is a new music and chamber music specialist living in Chicago, IL. He is a member of the Axiom Brass, in residence at both the Boston University Tanglewood Institute and the Music Institute of Chicago as well as a solo hornist with new music group Ensemble Dal Niente. He has performed with Fulcrum Point New Music Project, Access Contemporary Music, Present Music, the New Millennium Woodwind Quintet, and on the Rush Hour concert series. He has performed as principal horn of the St Paul Chamber Orchestra, The Florida Orchestra, the Chicago Chamber Orchestra, and Orchestra Prometheus. Far from being constrained by the classical tradition, he regularly performs with experimental ensemble a.pe.ri.od.ic, performed as a member of the free jazz/classical/improv hybrid ensemble the Tomorrow Music Orchestra, and with various friends in free improvisation group An Outdoor Adventure.