Matt Savage has a music education degree from the Crane School of Music and a Masters Degree in Percussion Performance from The University of Southern California.
He has been heavily involved in the marching percussion field for 30 years but also has grown very fond of the drum circle activity since 1987. He has facilitated hundreds of drum circles and training classes throughout the United States and England.
He is the founder of Rhythm Alive, a rhythm based project that helps develop rhythm, timing, and team building for various types of organizations including musical organizations, corporate teams, athletic teams and communities.
Matt has facilitated drum circles for Music Educators National Conference Conventions, Percussive Arts Society Conventions, Bands of America Leadership Symposiums, Glaxo-Smith Cline Pharmaceuticals, The University of North Carolina Women's Basketball team and in his family's living room at Christmas to name but a few!