Matthew Peckham is a multi-disciplinary artist and entrepreneur. As an audio engineer he has worked on world premiere recordings for multiple operas, including Daron Hagen’s opera films Orson Rehearsed and 9/10: Love Before the Fall, along with a live performance album series for Thompson Street Opera Company. Recent commercial album releases include Dana Brown and Michelle Areyzaga’s art song album Were I With Thee, featuring words penned by women and set by American composers, and Alexis Enyart’s folk album, Witness, a musical exploration of transgender identity.
Also at home recording live performances, Matthew founded the company Peckham Media Productions during the early months of the COVID 19 pandemic in response to the sudden demand for event recording and streaming. He now spends his workdays providing those services to businesses, schools, and performing arts organizations. His diverse clientele includes Chicago Fringe Opera, Chicago Public Schools, TEDx Wrigleyville, and scores of other individuals and organizations in the Chicagoland area.
Matthew holds two degrees in music (BM University of Michigan ‘12, MM Chicago College of Performing Arts ‘15). He is a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) and the Audio Engineering Society (AES)