Matthew J Olson Matthew J. Olson leads an ever-diversifying career as a conductor, composer, music educator, arts administrator, and church musician. He serves as founding artistic director of Oratory, a professional chamber ensemble presenting the sacred cantatas of J.S. Bach, and also Sojorn, a concert series exploring bounds between Classical and Popular music. He is Director of Choral Ministries at Westwood Lutheran Church in the Twin Cities.

As a passionate music educator, he has held positions at UW-Superior, The University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, and Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

As a composer, he was winner of the 2013 Houghton College Sacred Choral Competition and recently completed a liturgy setting, Grace Upon Grace.

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