Matt Finley

Adjunct Lecturer of Computer Information Systems and Music at Dutchess Community College




Biographical Information
  • Diploma, Phillips Academy (Andover), 1969
  • B.A., Union College, cum laude, 1972
  • M.A., College of St. Rose, 1975
  • Additional graduate study:
    • Marist College
    • University of Hartford
    • SUNY Albany
    • Albany Law School
     
  • Permanent teaching certification in New York State for English and Music, 1975
  • CCP (Certified Computer Professional), specialization in Management, Institute for the Certification of Computer Professionals, 1984 
Madison K. Finley
Employment History
  • Consultant, PG Music (Canadian music software developer), 2008 - present

  • Professional musician, 1962 - present

  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, DCC, 1993 - 2002

    Acting Dean, Fall 2000

    Interim Associate Dean as consultant, 2005

    Recipient of the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service, 1998

  • Adjunct Lecturer Computer Information Systems, DCC Department of Engineering, Architecture & Computer Technologies (ENACT)

  • Adjunct Lecturer, Music, DCC Department of Performing, Visual Arts and Communications (PVAC)

  • List of major accomplishments at DCC

  • Associate Professor, DCC, Computer Information Systems, 1982 - 92

  • Regional Education Coordinator, Tandy Corporation, 1981 - 82

  • Manager, Tandy Corporation Computer Center, 1980
Selected Community Activities
  • CD, Brazilian Wish, released May 2006
  • Performer and Leader of Rio JAZZ, a non-commercial concert jazz band, 1988 - present.  www.riojazz.com

  • Jazz composer / arranger / performer www.mattfinley.com

  • Member, International Association of Jazz Educators (IAJE)
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  • Chairman, Board of Assessment Review, Pine Plains, 2005 - present

  • Webmaster and President of the Board of Trustees, Pine Plains Free Library, 1995 - 2000

  • Chairperson and Treasurer, Pine Plains Democratic Party, 1985 - 1994

 

Last Update: January 22, 2009