At the Child Care Institute, ‘Matt the Music Man’ is nothing short of a ROCKSTAR! The children and families are always excited to see him walk through the door. Matt’s love for working with young children is evident in every performance. His interactive drum sessions are a real favorite! Matt delights his audience with his guitar playing, sense of humor, singing all the children’s favorites as well as original songs! He brings so many favorite characters to life with puppets and props! Learning to love music is Matt’s gift to all!”

— Donna Tudda, Hofstra University Daycare, Hempstead, NY

*Parents Choice and iParenting award winner

Matt was featured on CBS news performing with the children of Temple Sinai in Roslyn for Hannukah

Click here to watch the news story.

Welcome

Welcome to the website of a truly one of kind children's performer. "Matt The Music Man" has been performing at schools, libraries, camps of all types in the Long Island/NYC area for over 15 years. As an early childhood teacher, and a professional musician, Matt has combined both of his worlds to create an original and unique music show for children and families.

For the first time, Matt is expanding his performances to a more regional level. Relatives and word of mouth references have always brought in phone calls from Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts. People have always asked, "will you travel outside of New York?" Today, Matt is setting up shows for 2016-2017 nationwide to bring his love of music to children all around the nation. Contact us for more information on bringing "Matt The Music Man" to your school, camp, or program.

His upcoming cd is entitled "I'm Just a Kid." This cd brings together the music styles of folk, jazz, blues, and world music. The lyrics are upbeat, positive, fun, and catchy! Songs include "All When I Grow Up", The Long Island Railroad Song", "This Little Light of Mine", "Make The Best of This Day",  "Great Big World", "Road Trip", and much much more. Stay tuned for a Fall 2016 release!

Please visit our bio, quotes/references, resume, and music pages to find out more about Matt and his shows. Also, stay tuned for our debut video!



 

2018 

Thank you to all the wonderful schools who invited me this last year! I had a great time visiting so many different schools, libraries, and community events.

I have upcoming shows at St. John's Little Learners of Locust Valley, The Emma Clark library in Setauket, Nassau Community College, Hofstra University, Abigail Bottoms in Patchogue, Brookhaven Country Day School in Yaphank, and many many more. 

We hope to see you in 2018!

Summer Time! 

Thank you to all of the returning and new schools who have invited Matt The Music Man to return in 2017!  We have a full schedule this Summer and arecurrently organizing our 2017-2018 school calendar. Upcoming stops include The Cathedral Nursery School in Garden City, Laurel Hill School in Setauket, Bayberry Summer Camp in New Rochelle, Day Camp in The Park in Great Neck, Kids Base in Scarsdale, Tutor Time of Holbrook and Levittown, Miss Debbies of Plainview, Work of Heart in Huntington Sta, The Wooden Shoe in Valley Stream, and many many more.

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