Graphic Design / Web Development
Matt Pogue has been an employee of CSULB since 1993. He holds a B.A. in Liberal Studies with a music concentration from CSULB in 1998, and two additional B.A. degrees in Classics/Greek and Classics/Latin from CSULB in 2006, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was named the Distinguished Undergraduate Student for the department of Comparative World Literature and Classics.
In addition to singing with CSULB's Chamber Singers and Opera Pacific, Matt has spent the last 15 years collaborating as a multi-instrumentalist with local musicians and artists in the Long Beach underground, and can be heard on recordings by Joy Shannon and the Beauty Marks, and in works on the MPRNTBL label. In 2008 he participated in an installation at Soundwalk; currently he is working on a folk/shoegaze/prog rock/looper project with longtime collaborators David Nadal and Brian Halter (of Lead and Thoughts and Spears) entitled Light From A Dead Star.
Matt is a graphic artist for the Cole Conservatory, providing print advertising and programs for the many music ensembles. He also provides web development and maintenance, technology support, and occasional guitar in CSULB's Trench Ensemble.