Matt Coakley


Matt is a Music & Recording Arts teacher at Fusion Academy Lincoln Park. After studying Recording Arts and Music Production at Drexel University in Philadelphia, he moved to Chicago to pursue music and teaching. He is a classically trained pianist and multi-instrumentalist.

During his time studying in Philadelphia, he spent his free time writing songs and performing with several different bands at local venues. The culmination of his work was his self-produced pop/rock album "Philly Spice". Matt wants to share his passion for music with his students, and encourages them to embrace their inner creativity! A fun fact about Matt is that he has three younger siblings, and they all play different instruments.