Matthew Hixenbaugh is from Dayton, Ohio and is currently a student at Wright State University, where he studies physics and mathematics. He is currently working on his undergraduate thesis and is planning on attending graduate school for physics.
Matthew has a passion for the marching arts and music and continues to pursue that passion by marching and teaching. He was a founding member of Rhythm X Winds and has been a member of the ensemble for the 2015-2019 seasons. He is also currently a member for the 2020 season, his 6th year with the ensemble. Additionally, he marched trumpet with the Blue Knights in 2018 for his age-out.
Matthew has taught high school bands in the Dayton area since 2015, including Sycamore HS, Carroll HS, Kettering Fairmont HS, and Centerville HS. He was brought onto the Crossmen brass staff for the 2019 season and is extremely excited to be a part of the organization and the team for the 2020 season!