Matthew Allen Reith, was born on December 8, 1997 in Rogers, Arkansas.
He first dabbled in music at the age of 7 when he began learning the cello. Matthew excelled in his private lessons and at 10 began guitar.
He has pursued his instrumental and vocal abilities over more than a decade and earned the following nominations-
Nominated 2 time top 4 guitarist in the midwest SPBGMA
Matthew also has an interest in the field of videography and directing. This has earned him an award and he is the talent behind most Southern Raised video productions.
Matthew is a multi instrumentalist, but primarily plays guitar and sings harmony and lead vocals for Southern Raised.
Here are some fun facts about Matt:
Favorite Color: Earth tones/ blue
Favorite Food: Greek
Favorite Destination: Hawaii
Interesting Fact: He was classically trained on the cello and played in a orchestra and quartet for a short period
He runs the business side of the group and directs all the band videos, as well as running the band youtube channel/website. He plays an intricate part in the arrangements of the band music. Matthew is a song writer as well.
Hobbies: Matt enjoys all things outdoors kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking,