A classically trained musician, Matthew C. Vander Boegh is a full-time composer for film and television, specializing in dramedy, hip hop, elimination, tension, and horror cues. As an altissimo trumpet player who can nail the high notes, Vander Boegh regularly bolsters his recordings with authentic horns.
In his 9 years of making music for TV, Vander Boegh has amassed a staggering 10,000+ placements on over 350 TV programs, including various major sporting events, high-profile reality TV shows, and daytime & evening talk shows.
He has nearly 3,500 cues and dozens of full-length songs signed to oodles of high-end music libraries.
Vander Boegh received his Master of Arts (MA) in Communication at Boise State University, minored in Music at Boise State, and has taken a variety of music production courses through Berklee School of Music. His college education was mostly paid for with a trumpet scholarship, where he learned to both love and loathe marching bands.
He has scored seven independent short films, of which one screened at the New York Film Festival, one showed at Sundance Film Festival (2017), one premiered at the Crypitcon Horror Film Festival (2017), and one won the top prize at a Boise area film competition in 2015. He also arranged and produced the goal song for the Idaho Steelheads hockey team. He is a regular attendee of multiple music conferences, and was honored to be a mentor & panelist at the Taxi “Road Rally” in 2018 and 2015.
In his past career as a university professor, Vander Boegh taught audio production and music engineering courses at Boise State University. He is a single Father to a beautiful baby girl named Espen. He enjoys running with his boxer dog Clarabelle, and punishing his body through CrossFit. He resides in Nampa Idaho, and lives in his hot tub in the winter.