Matthew C. Wiencke is a writer, editor, pianist, and organist, and has performed across New England and the Midwest. He was pianist for the Bel Canto Chamber Singers from 2004-2011 and served as music director, producer, and pianist for Wild Swan Theatre from 1995-2005; productions include Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Our Town, and I’ll Be Loving You Always at the Boothbay Playhouse. At Williamstown Theater Festival he worked as pianist and music director, as well as assistant to Blythe Danner. Other venues as pianist include Northern Stage, Moonlighters Swing Band, and Thetford Academy’s chorus concerts and musicals. He is also organist and cantor at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, and teaches piano privately. He studied piano with A. DeWayne Wee, voice with Anton Armstrong, and music theory and composition with Charles Forsberg at St. Olaf College; and piano with David Volkhausen (Juilliard faculty), and John Koch. He has also studied music counterpoint and composition with Jon Appleton, and voice and conducting with Melinda O’Neal, at Dartmouth College.