Matthew is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and soon-to-be songwriter. Matthew was born in Manila, Philippines but grew up in Pittsburg, California. As a Filipino immigrant living in an underserved community, his roots drive him to pursue his talents in music and in science. He strongly believes that your demographic never determines your talents and success: work hard, play hard.

Nilbert is currently studying to be a microbiologist at UC Berkeley, but still has a deep passion for music as it is the best and easiest way to express himself. Catch him and his 1 minute covers on his Instagram.