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Matt Halpern

Periphery / The Entertainment Institute
Best known as internationally successful drummer of the band, Periphery, Matt Halpern is also an Entrepreneur, Educator, Public Speaker, Motivator, and Co-Founder of The Entertainment Institute. Since his high school days he has been teaching and inspiring musicians to further their knowledge and skills in both music and business. Touring all over the world, Matt has experience working with a myriad of bands, musicians, and students everywhere he goes. He is a CreativeLive Instructor and contributor to multiple online classes and lectures. Matt has won multiple awards including Modern Drummer Magazine’s Educator of the Year in 2014, Winner of Best Snare Drum for his Mapex Signature Wraith Snare Drum in Rhythm Magazine's "Best of 2015" List, Best Metal Drummer in Modern Drummer Magazine's Readers Poll 2013 and more. Matt oversees business and creative development for The Entertainment Institute.