Matthew was born and raised in New York City. He is a self-taught guitarist who started playing at the age of sixteen. Matthew moved to Long Island, NY where he started his worship career with the mentoring of Randy Larson at the Rockville Centre Vineyard Church. Matthew continued his worship training when he moved to Northern Ireland to be further mentored by accomplished Worship Leader/Recording Artist Kathryn Scott. Upon returning from Northern Ireland, he was the Worship Director at the Morris Plains Vineyard Church for 6 years. Matthew now resides in Katy, TX with his beautiful and incredible wife, Jocelyne and newborn son.