Matthew Chamberlain is a U.S. composer, conductor and educator. He studied composition and conducting at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and graduated with a PhD from SUNY Buffalo. His compositions arise out of a combination of intuitive and algorithmic methods, often drawing on specially developed software. His works have been performed by numerous ensembles throughout the U.S. and Europe, including the JACK Quartet, Ensemble Multilatérale, Quatuor Tana, Ensemble Linea, Slee Sinfonietta and Arditti Quartet. As a conductor, Matthew Chamberlain works extensively with both student and professional ensembles, exploring a wide variety of musical genres. Since 2016, he has been conductor-in-residence with Slee Sinfonietta at the June in Buffalo festival, where he premieres new compositions by young composers. In 2017, he was artist-in-residence at Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where he conducted the second-ever performance of Du Yun’s opera Angel’s Bone. Currently, Matthew Chamberlain is a lecturer at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he conducts the resident orchestra, teaches chamber music and holds classes on the history and theory of music that are tailored to a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) environment.