MATTHEW QUAYLE (b 1976 )
Matthew Quayle has received commissions and performances from ensembles and soloists including the Akira Saxophone Quartet, Alarm Will Sound, the Albany Symphony Orchestra, the Arditti String Quartet, the Avalon String Quartet, the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, eighth blackbird, the International Contemporary Ensemble, the Silverwind Duo, the United States Air Force Strings, the Westchester Symphonic Winds, Deborah Andrus, Emanuele Arciuli, Claire Chase, Gail Levinsky, and Ashley Sandor Sidon.
Songs Without Words, his album of original solo piano music, was released in 2015. He wrote the music and lyrics for Amazed By You, a 2013 Indie album of original cabaret songs with soprano Marian Murphy. Quayle has performed widely as a solo pianist and chamber musician, collaborating frequently with cellist Jameson Platte since 2005. Their forthcoming album Entr’acte, features works by Chabrier, Tom Cipullo, Debussy, Quayle, Rachmaninov, and Webern. Originally from Waterville, NY, Quayle studied at Oberlin Conservatory (B.M.), the University of Cincinnati (M.M.), and New York University’s Graduate School of Arts and Science (Ph.D.). He is currently Assistant Arts Professor of Music and Head of the Music Program at NYU Abu Dhabi, where he has taught since 2012.
For more information, visit www.matthewquayle.com.