New York City-based cellist Matt Zucker appears regularly with period-instrument ensembles throughout the United States and overseas. Recent engagements include performances with Les Arts Florissants, the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Trinity Baroque Orchestra, The Sebastians, Washington National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra, New York Baroque Incorporated, and Bourbon Baroque. Matt spends his summers performing at festivals such as Dans les Jardins de William Christie in Thiré, France and Teatro Nuovo, a festival dedicated to historically-informed performances of 19th-century opera. Matt graduated from the Historical Performance program at the Juilliard School, where he studied baroque cello with Phoebe Carrai and viola da gamba with Sarah Cunningham. Upon completing his studies, he was awarded a Benzaquen Career Advancement Grant. He holds additional degrees in cello performance and music theory from the Eastman School of Music and the Cleveland Institute of Music. Matt looks forward to the 2020 release of a Swineshead Productions recording of Louis-Gabriel Guillemain violin works with Alana Youssefian and Le Bien-Aimé.