Technical Sgt. Matthew Hill is a tenor vocalist with the Singing Sergeants, The United States Air Force Band, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. A native of Laurel, Maryland, his career in the Air Force Band began April 2017.
Prior to joining the Air Force, Hill performed with Washington National Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Annapolis Opera, Ohio Light Opera, and Opera Saratoga. Past solo concert work includes Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil, and the Evangelist in J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion. As an ensemble singer, he sings weekly at the Washington National Cathedral, and also performs regularly as a soloist and chorister with the Washington Master Chorale and Washington Bach Consort.
He has won first place in a number of vocal competitions, including both the local and regional rounds of the National Association of Teachers of Singing competitions, the Choralis Young Artist Competition, and the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions at the Washington, D.C., District Level. He also won 3rd place at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Middle Atlantic Regional Competition.
Hill received his Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance from the University of Maryland on a Creative and Performing Arts full scholarship, and recently finished his Master of Music degree in opera performance at the University of Maryland.