Matthew Cooperman is a conductor, composer, and educator originally from Columbus, Ohio. Prior to his current role with the Palm Beach Symphony, Mr. Cooperman’s previous positions included Music Director of the East Central Indiana Chamber Orchestra, Assistant Conductor of the Muncie Symphony Orchestra, Co-Conductor of the Youth Symphony Orchestras of East Central Indiana, and Director of Orchestras at Brazoswood High School (TX).
Mr. Cooperman made his debut with Florida Grand Opera serving as Chorus Master for their 2021-2022 season production of Rigoletto. In 2019 he made his international debut in Russia with the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Saint-Petersburg, and previously conducted the Eastern Festival Orchestra and the Oregon Bach Festival Baroque Orchestra and Chorus.
As a composer, he was fortunate to study composition with respected American composer Donald Harris, and previously attended the Young Composer’s Program at the Cleveland Institute of Music.