Award-winning saxophonist Matthew Tracy holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Central Michigan University, where he studied under John Nichol. Matthew has won first place in the Michigan MTNA Young Artist Woodwind and Chamber music competitions. He performed at North American Saxophone Alliance Conferences in 2008, 2010 and 2011.
Matthew was the 2009 recipient of both the Patricia A. Nixon woodwind scholarship and the Birmingham Musicale’s Betty J. Hixon award. As a member of the West Circle Saxophone Quartet, Tracy won first place in the 2011 Plowman Chamber Music Competition in Columbia, Missouri.
He is currently pursuing graduate studies at Michigan State University with Distinguished Professor Joseph Lulloff.