Jesu Joy of Amazing Grace
Program notes to come
Oboist MATT SULLIVAN has performed extensively on four continents and is recognized internationally as both a virtuoso performer and teacher, as well as an important advocate for the modern oboe. The New York Times has praised his gorgeously lyrical playing and the New Yorker has called his inventive programming the cutting edge. As composer, his innovative works created for oboe, English horn and digital horn, along with his solo and chamber music performances and compact discs, have been featured on National Public Radio and on Voice of America. In addition to his active teaching and solo recital schedule, he is a member of Musicians Accord, the Richardson Chamber Players (Princeton University), the Westchester Chamber Orchestra, First Avenue, and Heliosphere. He serves as Assistant Professor of Woodwind Studies – Director of Double Reed Studies at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at New York University. He is also a teaching artist at Princeton University Matt is a Performing Artist for Boosey & Hawkes Musical Instruments and plays exclusively on Buffet Oboes.