Matthew Gooding is a violinist from Philadelphia PA and has been playing and performing from an early age. He attended the HS for Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA). While in HS Matthew was a member of the Settlement Music School Chamber Orchestra for 3 years. This is the highest string orchestra that the school offers. As a member he performed in various high profile concerts including an appearance on the From The Top nationally syndicated radio show. He then later attended Shenandoah Conservatory as a Music education major. Matthew now teaches and performs around the region and country.