Matthew Ruff

"Without music, life would be a mistake."- Friedrich Nietzche

Who is Matthew Ruff?


Matthew is currently a third-year undergraduate at Minnesota State University-Mankato studying within the Songwriting track of the Music Industry (B.S.) program.

Current Work

Matthew is an artist under the university's student label MavHouse Records.

He is a performer, songwriter, and an arranger through the university's a cappella group Maverick Vocal Precision for the third year.


He is taking private voice lessons for his third year through the university's voice faculty, Dr. Aaron Humble.

He is studying choral composition through the university's choral director, Dr. David Dickau.

Goals After College

Matthew intends to continue writing and performing his own music, along with writing music for other artists, contemporary vocal ensembles, and choral ensembles after completing his undergraduate degree.



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