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George Mason University

Matthew Nolan

Assistant Professor

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  • 703-993-9591 (office)
  • Art and Design Building, 2023
    4400 University Drive, MS 1C3
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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Matt Nolan is an assistant professor of game sound and composition. He was previously the senior technical director and administrative faculty for the Computer Game Design program. For more than six years, he has worked with colleagues to build one of the fastest-growing programs in higher education. He has taught courses at the undergraduate level since 2010 and has participated in many cross-disciplinary collaborations with other faculty members.

Nolan has 16 years of experience in music and audio and eight years experience developing and designing interactive computer systems using game technology and game controllers. A specialist in digital audio and programming for interactivity, he has given national lectures and presentations on interactive controller systems and has been the lead designer on multiple game-related software applications. He holds a Bachelor of Music in music synthesis from Berklee College of Music in Boston (2007) and Master of Music in music composition Mason (2012).


MM, Music, George Mason University (2012)

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Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

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