Music Department

Faculty & Staff

Matt Devitt

Percussion Instructor


Phone: 307-754-6425
Email: matt.devitt@nwc.edu
Office: Nelson Performing Arts, NPA 16


Percussionist Matt Devitt has been an active musician and instructor in the Northwest area for more than 18 years. He leads a jazz group, 4 or More, and has been the drummer for END ever, the most notable heavy metal band in Billings, MT, for the last 14 years. In 2007, Devitt formed a nine-piece funk band called Funk in the Trunk. He is also a member of John Roberts Y Pan Blanco and has performed with the Billings Symphony Orchestra for over 11 years. He has played with several big bands and is well known in the musical community of Montana.

Devitt was a featured clinician at the Montana Day of Percussion in 2007 and 2015. He has been teaching drums at Hansen Music for 17 years and has been an applied percussion instructor at Montana State University Billings since 2005 and Northwest College since 2014. Devitt has a BA in Music Performance from MSU-Billings.

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