Conductor, Repertory Jazz Ensemble
Matthew Cremisio is currently the Director of Music at Niskayuna Central Schools and also an adjunct music faculty member at The College of Saint Rose. Mr. Cremisio received his Bachelors in Music Education from The Crane School of Music and a Masters of Music in Jazz Studies from The College of Saint Rose, having completed additional course work at Eastman. Mr. Cremisio was a guest artist during the Empire State Youth Jazz Ensemble’s 1999 Switzerland tour and has performed with numerous well-known artists.
He has performed with Dolphin Cruise Lines and the traveling companies of several Broadway shows and has toured as both percussionist and educator in Australia and Germany. Mr. Cremisio is currently the NYSSMA All-State Assistant Jazz Chair and formerly served as Vice President of the New York State Chapter of the International Association for Jazz Educators. As a performing artist and educator, Mr. Cremisio is sponsored by the Yamaha Corporation of America, Pro-Mark Corporation, and Sabian Cymbals.