Matthew Scrivner holds a Doctor of Musical Arts and a Master of Music in vocal performance from the UMKC Conservatory of Music, and a bachelor’s degree in vocal performance from Washburn University.
Dr. Scrivner has an extensive list of operatic credits, which includes originating the role of the Ox in the world premiere of How the Camel Got His Hump. In 2008, he participated in the inaugural L’arte del canto Lirico program in Italy. He has also been a regular member of the chorus at the Lyric Opera of Kansas City since 2008.
In addition to being an experienced performer and teacher, Dr. Scrivner has been involved with music behind the scenes. In 2011, he published two short articles with the web magazine, Operagasm. Dr. Scrivner was also a production assistant for the Topeka Symphony, a board member for the Topeka Opera Society and Concert Association, and the co-founder and executive for the Kansas City Opera Institute.