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Matt GoekeCellist Matthew Goeke performs as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player in a broad range of musical styles.  A member of the Stamford Symphony, the Cross Town Ensemble, and The School of American Ballet Orchestra, he has also performed with SEM Ensemble, Musica Sacra, Eos Orchestra, The Orchestra of St. Luke’s, North/South Consonance, and Kitchen House Blend.  As a soloist, he has performed the Boccherini, Dvorak, and Lalo Concertos, Shostakovich Concerto No. 1, the Brahms “Double” Concerto and the Beethoven “Triple” Concerto with orchestras in the New York area.  He has recorded for 4Tay, Elektra, Koch International Classics, North/South Recordings, Opus One Records, Polygram, Tzadik; and can be heard commercially on Angelique Kidjo’s 2007 Grammy Award winning album Djin Djin and with David Bowie on Time Will Crawl.  Matthew Goeke also performs and records with the bands GIANTfingers and Voltaire, the experimental Moderncelli Cello Quartet, and the award-winning flute, viola, cello trio Eight Strings and a Whistle.  Mr. Goeke serves as a cello coach for the InterSchool Orchestras in New York, and a chamber music coach for the New York Youth Symphony. He is also on the music faculty at Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY.