Dr. Keith Matthews has accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Music Education at the Schwob School of Music, effective Fall, 2014. Formerly the band director at West Forsyth High School, with previous appointments in Gwinnett and Cherokee County Schools, Dr. Matthews comes to Columbus State from Florida State University, where he has completed the Ph.D. in Music Education with a minor in Instrumental Conducting. A performer on trumpet with experience teaching symphonic, marching, and jazz bands, Dr. Matthews plans to assist in the development of a summer band camp at CSU. At FSU, he taught several music education classes and was coordinator of the 2013 Prism Concert and the FSU Summer Music Camps. Welcome Dr. Matthews!