Classical guitarist Peter Matthews is active as a performer and teacher. Involved in solo and chamber work, he has performed and recorded with Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble, Vermont Virtuosi, with the vocal ensemble Counterpoint, and with his wife, flutist Wendy Matthews, in the Matthews Duo. He has appeared on Innova and Albany Records. Peter holds a MM in performance from the University of Akron School of Music where he studied with Stephen Aron and was a prize winner in the Stroud Competition. He also pursued post-graduate studies with Thomas Patterson at the University of Arizona. He has been on the faculty of the University of Akron School of Music and Western Reserve Academy. Currently he teaches in the Northeast Franklin Supervisory Union in Vermont where he received special recognition for his work there by the Vermont Alliance for Arts Education.