Matthew Aguayo has been a fixture with the Hays CISD Band Program since the Fall of 1999. His work within the district has included guest conducting, teaching master classes, and tutoring well over 600 students. He has produced several TMEA All-State students, Area and Region qualifiers, and many of his students have achieved 1st Division rating at State Solo & Ensemble. Matt continues to display dedication, commitment to excellence, strong driving energy, genuine care for his students, and the ability to get the most out of each student musically.
Matt studied Music Education & Performance at Victoria Junior College and Southwest Texas State University. His Las Vegas-style show band, Funky Brass Factory, which he founded in 1998, has played well over 500 shows in the Austin area and throughout Texas. They have opened up for Grammy-Award-winning The Temptations, Tower of Power, Archie Bell & The Drells, and performed at celebrity fundraisers including events for Emmitt Smith (IDEA Public Schools) and former Governor Rick Perry.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time traveling with his family, hiking in Colorado, and watching the San Antonio Spurs.