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Keyboards, Guitar and Media Production

Matt Vanacoro is one of New York’s premier musicans. Matt has collaborated as a keyboardist in studio and on stage with artists such as Mark Wood (Trans-Siberian Orchestra), Mark Rivera (Billy Joel), Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater) and many others. He has appeared on many a recording with a variety of artists, as well as had his own music featured in film.

Equally at home on a stage in front of thousands or in a studio with a pair of headphones, Matt has a reputation for bringing his own style to any project while still being able to fit into any genre. As a formally trained jazz pianist and music director, Matt has been in a variety of situations from hosting jazz jams to directing musicals. With a reputation for excellence and attention to detail, Matt is one of the most sought-after musicians in the NY area.

With a strong understanding of technology for today’s modern musician, Matt is able to utilize the latest equipment and software to make his rig work for any situation. Experienced in both hardware synthesizers and software-based samples, Matt is able to call up the perfect sound every time.  He is a contributing author at AskAudio Magazine and is a lead trainer at macProVideo.com

Matt has developed Vana Studios into a full featured production facility specializing in music production, photography and videography.  His is a published photographer and his video work has been featured on a multitude of websites.