Director of Percussion Ensemble
Matthew Gold is a percussionist in the Talea Ensemble, where he also serves as Director of Operations, and a member of the Talujon percussion group. As a soloist and chamber musician he appears frequently on festivals and programs across the U.S. and internationally presenting concert programs, master classes, and lectures. Mr. Gold performs with the Mark Morris Dance Group, serves on the artistic faculty of the Wellesley Composers Conference, and has been an artist-faculty member of the Institute and Festival for Contemporary Performance at Mannes College and a member of the resident ensemble at the Walden School’s Young Musicians Program. Recent highlights include Talujon’s performance of Gérard Grisey’s Le Noir de l’Étoile on the Bang on a Can Marathon in New York and performances of works by Stockhausen and Boulez with the New York Philharmonic on its “Philharmonic 360” program at the Park Avenue Armory. Mr. Gold is Artist in Residence in Percussion and Contemporary Music Performance at Williams College where he directs the Williams Percussion Ensemble, the I/O New Music Ensemble, and the annual I/O Festival of New Music.