MATTHEW DEAN MARSH (Music Arranger, We Are Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time) is a Brooklyn-based composer, writer and performer. His compositions have been heard at Madison Square Garden, Lincoln Center, Barclays Center, the Michigan Opera House, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Tribeca Film Festival, McKittrick Hotel (Sleep No More) and the White House. Accompanying credits include Joseph Keckler (at Centre Pompidou in Paris), Ato Blankson-Wood, Todd Almond, Jo Lampert, Salty Brine, David Cale, Max Jenkins, Tom Hennes, Erin Markey, Shaina Taub and Sherie Rene Scott. He has worked on projects for directors Steve Cosson, Preston Martin, Shaun Peknic, Leigh Silvermann and Alex Timbers. He music directs the band for Shred for Your Life's 2016 viral sensation champion, Mrs. Smith. His song and music video "Lost Boys" is a finalist at the Los Angeles 2016 Music Video Awards, a semi-finalist in the 2017 International MV Awards in Paris and a contender in the 2017 Portland MV Festival.