Matt Sheffield: Clarinet
How did you hear about/find us?
I saw a flyer at Red Cat Coffee House and joined the facebook group. Stacey gave me a warm welcome and the rest is history!
What is your musical background/history?
I played all of middle school / high school and college (Go Jackets!) for one year.
What is your favorite “Band Song” to play?
Symphonic pieces. Probably Nightmare Before Christmas is my favorite right now.
What do you do when you are not playing music? (work/hobbies/for fun???)
I’m an industrial engineer! I enjoy running and go to First United Methodist Church downtown.
What type of animal/breed of dog/cat/bird/fish/other etc…. best reflects your personality and why?
Dog, probably? Happy and energetic.
What is your superpower?
Napping on command.
Tell us something fun! You know, like "That one time at band camp..." Or elsewhere. (funny anecdote/story/amazing coincidence/hidden talent/celebrity encounter, etc...)?
Freshman year of high school marching band at Hoover High School, there were no openings for clarinets so I played alto saxophone in the marching band. I stuck with it and continued to march alto sax and play clarinet in concert band through college.