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Matthew Jaskot

Office: Brooks 343
Phone: (508) 793-2721
E-mail: mjaskot@holycross.edu

Matthew J. Jaskot’s holds a DMA and a MM in composition from the University of Maryland and a BA in Music from the College of the Holy Cross.  He has had works performed by the Kronos Quartet, Boston Musica Viva, the Transient Canvas duo, the Fortunata Trio, the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra, and the Boston Percussion Group, among others.  He has also had compositions selected for performances at the Charlotte New Music Festival, Society of Composers conferences, College Music Society conferences, and the National Saxophone Alliance conference.  

Matthew is an accomplished pianist, who performs as a soloist and collaborative musician with a focus on 20th and 21st century classical music.  He is committed to promoting new works by emerging composers as evident by multiple performances on Clark University's 20/21 series and the New Music at Maryland concert series.   As a graduate student, he served as the artistic director of the University of Maryland’s new music ensemble TEMPO (www.tempo-group.org), for which he also performed and composed works.  He also has experience playing in jazz combos, rock bands, for theatrical productions, and as a liturgical musician.  

In addition to Holy Cross, Matthew has taught courses at the University of Maryland (College Park, MD) American University (Washington DC), Montgomery Community College (Rockville, MD) and Clark University (Worcester, MA).