This month we’re congratulating Matthew Woodward on winning June’s Student of the Month Award. Matthew is a 12-year-old Music and Acting student who joined HAA in 2014. He's very involved with his HAA activities, honing his skills in several different areas. In between his lessons and classes, Matthew was able to squeeze in a brief interview with us :-)
Who are your HAA teachers? I’m currently studying Voice with Toni Dodich, Guitar with Brian Green, and Acting
with Kristen Blossom.
You are a talented young singer, actor and you now also take guitar lessons at HAA. How do you find time to work on all these different artistic skills? I use my weekends and Free time to Focus on my music.
You seem to enjoy being on stage. What is it about performing that you like the most? The feeling of energy and excitement.
You’ve been taking lessons with us for a couple of years. What do you like about being part of Hunterdon Academy of the Arts? I like the welcoming feeling and all of the opportunities for me to learn new things.
What kind of music do you like to listen to in your free time? I like Jazz, Pop, Broadway and Rock.
What would you like to do when you grow up? Any plans to study music? I would like to be a versatile singer and an actor on Broadway.
Other than playing music, what are your favorite activities? Being outside and being with my friends and family.
What else would you like to tell us about yourself? I have a pet dog that I love to play with and take care of. My dream is to act, sing, play music, dance and to be on Broadway.
Matt, if you keep going at this pace, we have no doubt that your dream will come true!!