Matthew Loden

A graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in violin performance, Matthew Loden has built an extensive resume as a performer, competition adjudicator, university lecturer, and advisor with some of the top music training programs throughout the U.S., including the League of American Orchestras Management Fellowship. Prior to his role as Dean of the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, Loden was CEO of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and before that, interim co-president and executive vice president for institutional advancement of the Philadelphia Orchestra. He has also served as board secretary for the Academy of Music, and as vice president and general manager at the Aspen Music Festival and School.

(Fall 2021)