Matthew Pressley was trained as a lyric tenor by renowned opera teachers Dan Pressley and Nancy Gamble Pressley. A graduate in voice performance from the University of Delaware, Mr. Pressley has hundreds of oratorio and opera performances to his credit, numerous regional and national singing honors, and a hard-earned reputation as an engaging, communicative singer who fervently cultivates audience rapport. As Minister of Music at Concord Presbyterian Church in Wilmington he founded and directs the dynamic music outreach program, the Concord Concert Series. The series enlists professional musicians and dedicated volunteers to produce choral/orchestral works, full and semi-staged productions, recitals, and the series’ signature themed Gala concerts, while charging no admission. As an accomplished arranger, composer, and songwriter, Mr. Pressley has created traditional classical, contemporary, world/global, and hymn-based works for voice and piano, choir, brass, strings and contemporary ensembles. He has maintained a private teaching studio for many years.