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Conductor, Teacher, Leader



Matthew David Clear is the Director of Choral Activities at Pinellas County Center for the Arts where he directs the school’s choral ensembles, sponsors the Tri-M Music Honor Society, and teaches classes in vocal techniques.  He also serves as Director of Traditional Worship Music and the Arts at First Presbyterian Church, St. Petersburg where he directs the choir program and coordinates the annual concert series.

Matthew earned his undergraduate degree in Music Education from Malone University and completed his Master of Music Education degree with an emphasis in choral conducting at Florida State University.  Mr. Clear was the 2020 Secondary Pinellas County Music Education Association Teacher of the Year and 2021 Pinellas All-County Mixed Chorus Clinician.

Music Changes Lives.

In my experiences as a choir director for over a decade, I have witnessed the transformative power of music in countless individuals.  

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