Matthew Meadows



Matthew Meadows remains in-demand as a soloist, chamber musician and clinician. In recent years, he has earned top prizes in numerous solo competitions. In 2019, he was awarded second-prize in the International Horn Competition of America University Division. Most recently, he was named the “National Winner” in the MTNA Young Artist Competition, winner of the International Phoenix Music Competition for Horn Duos, winner of the 2021 Southeast Horn Workshop Graduate Solo Competition, winner of the 2021 Kappa Kappa Psi Biennial Solo Competition, winner of the 2022 FOOSA Philharmonic Concerto Competition, and winner of the 2022 United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” National Collegiate Solo Competition.

In addition to his passion for solo performance, Matthew is an active chamber musician. He is the principal horn of the Capstone Horn Quartet, also known as “Tater and the Tots.” Since the group’s inception in 2017, the Capstone Horn Quartet has been awarded first-prize in both the Southeast Horn Workshop Quartet Competition and the International Horn Society Summer Symposium Amateur Quartet Competition.

Matthew is currently the Principal Horn of the Meridian Symphony Orchestra, Co-Principal Horn of the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, and Third Horn of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera.