Welcome Matt Blostein, VAPA's new Music Technology & Recording Arts Instructor and Program Lead!

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 15:41 -- ramesh

Matt Blostein  has taught Music Technology at Five Towns College and the University of Valley Forge. He has an undergraduate degree in Jazz Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, a graduate degree in Music Technology from the University of Valley Forge, studied orchestration at the Mannes School of Music and film scoring with Rick Baitz.

Matt has composed and produced music featured on over 60 TV shows including a theme for a major network news broadcast and shows on Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, Bravo, MTV, HBO and many more.

Previous to teaching music technology and composing music for media, Matt spent many years as an engineer in the Manhattan School of Music Recording Studio. He also toured as a saxophonist with bands such as Maynard Ferguson, The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Liam Sillery, and the Blostein / Sperrazza Quartet, performing in venues such as the Montreux Jazz Fest, North Sea Jazz Fest, Thailand Cultural Center, Kennedy Center and Ravinia Center.