Matt Hare is a well known performer and educator. In addition to his faculty position at University of California, Irvine he is a string coach at Irvine High School, Laguna Hills High School and San Clemente High School. He frequently gives recitals and master classes that often include his own transcriptions and arrangements.
Prior to joining the faculty at UC Irvine he was on the faculty at Luther College, Cornell College, Wartburg College and Lutheran Summer Music Academy. He was first director of educational programs at Lemur Music, a music retailer specializing in double bass.