Matthew Davidson is an associate professor at Berklee College of Music’s Electronic Production and Design department. He is the course coordinator of the sound synthesis curriculum. Prior to Berklee, Matthew spent 20 years working on musical user interface design at MOTU, Cycling ’74, and others. He designed the user interface for a number of award-winning products, including Digital Performer, Volta, and MX4. Matthew is the co-author of BEAP, the virtual modular synthesis tool, and is the author of a number of well-known applications for monome open-source music interfaces. He has released music with Archetribe, Escape Philosophy, and Stretta. He performs internationally as Stretta. Matthew has been a Berklee College of Music faculty member since 2012.