Mr. Matt Knutson
9th-12th Grade Vocal Music/Choir
Champlin Park High School
For complete information about Mr. Knutson and the CPHS Vocal Music Department, visit www.CPHSVocalMusic.org
Welcome to Mr. Knutson's choir classroom website
Matt Knutson is excited to begin his first year at Champlin Park! His duties include directing the Treble, Varsity, Bel Canto, and Con Brio ensembles.
Matt previously served as a vocal music teacher at Scott Highlands Middle School in Apple Valley for three years. In addition to directing curricular choirs at Scott Highlands, Matt directed four co-curricular choirs, served as director for two musicals each year, and coached students to state, regional, and national honor choirs. Matt also developed a men’s chorus, musical theatre program, and a cappella groups while serving as the varsity girls tennis coach at Rosemount High School.
Matt is a 2015 graduate of Luther College with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. He was an active member of the Luther College Choirs that toured through Italy, South Africa, and Namibia. He was also involved in a cappella groups and the tennis team.
In the summers, Matt is a graduate student in the University of Saint Thomas Masters program in Choral Music Education while also serving as assistant music director for a summer musical theatre program.
Matt is an active member of the American Choral Director’s Association and lives near Minneapolis with his wife, Maggie.
Thank you for supporting your student's education! I am excited to work with your child and watch their growth. Together we can help your child achieve success!