Matt Gould is the recipient of ASCAP’s Dean Kay Award and Harold Adamson Award and has received a Disney/ASCAP workshop with Stephen Schwartz and a workshop at the Vineyard Arts Project/Art Farm. Matt is also working on a commission for Yale Reperatory Theatre with playwright Carson Kreitzer on a new musical called Lempicka. He wrote and directed Free Style for LA’s Reprise Theatre Company (commissioned by Jason Alexander), wrote Twilight in Manchego (Jonathan Larson Foundation Award) in the NYMF, was commissioned by Playwrights Horizons to write music for Lucy Thurber’s Dillingham City, composed music for Dreyfus In Rehearsal (Theatre Row) and translated, adapted and directed Romeo and Juliet in Pulaar(Mauritania, West Africa.) He was a composing fellow in New Dramatist’s Composer-Librettist studio and has composed and arranged music for Grammy winners Desmond Child, Terrence McNally, Vanessa Williams, and more. His music has been performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Saban Theatre (LA), Symphony Space (NYC), Joe’s Pub, New World Stages, Huntington Theatre Company (Boston), Rattlestick (NYC), Summit Series, and with Griffin Matthews this March, TEDx Wall Street!