Lecturer in Flute
Mathew Krejci has been with the Conservatory of Music since 1988. He holds the B.M.E. and the M.M. from Indiana University. His major teachers include James Pellerite and Maurice Sharp (Cleveland Institute of Music). Prior to his association with Pacific, Mr. Krejci taught at the University of Evansville(Indiana) and Morehead State University in Kentucky.
Mr. Krejci is presently principal flute with the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra, the Chamber Music Society of Sacramento, and was formerly with the Sacramento Symphony. He has performed with the Spoleto Festival Orchestra, at the Slovaks Living Abroad Festival in the Slovak Republic, and as a soloist in Prague, Czech Republic.
Since 2003, he has been a member of the Wild Basin Winds, a woodwind quintet based in Austin, Texas. In the last few years, he has performed in Prague, Bratislava, Abruzzo and Viterbo, Italy, Beijing, Shanghai and Panama.
In the Conservatory, Mr. Krejci teaches flute, coaches chamber music, teaches flute and clarinet techniques class, directs the flute choir, and performs with the Pacific Arts Woodwind Quintet. He is a member of the National Flute Association and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. He released a recording on Klavier Records of the music of Claude Bolling.