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Photo Credit: Alicia Buslovich

Matt SanGiovanni is a versatile guitarist and multi-instrumentalist whose interests span across many genres including rock, pop, blues, country, jazz, funk, hip-hop, Latin, metal, classical, and musical theater. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in Boston with a bachelor’s degree in Guitar Performance and a minor in Recording and Production. He also received his master's degree in Music Production from Berklee's online programs. 

Living in New York City, Matt is active across the city's music and theatre scenes. He has played for dozens of theatrical productions from regional theater to Broadway and has performed in some of New York's most well-known venues including Feinstein's/54 Below, Sony Hall, and Le Poisson Rouge. He has shared the stage with many notable stars such as Leslie Odom Jr., Todrick Hall, Mel B., Jinkx Monsoon, Aaron Lazar, John Tartaglia, Pamela Anderson, and Jay Armstrong Johnson. As a music producer, Matt has developed, mixed, and performed on multiple projects for singer-songwriters and Broadway performers, Maria Wirries and Madilyn Jaz. He is also guitarist/music director for the rock band
Maria & the Late Friends.


Guitar (Electric, Acoustic, Classical, Slide), Banjo (5-String, Tenor), Mandolin, Ukulele, Tres, Vihuela, Bass Guitar


Water for Elephants (Broadway Chair)

Shucked (Broadway Sub)

1776 Revival (Broadway Chair)

A Strange Loop (Broadway Sub)

Paradise Square (Broadway Sub)

Mrs. Doubtfire (Broadway Sub)

Dear Evan Hansen (1st National Tour)

Dear Evan Hansen (Broadway Sub)

Kinky Boots (International Tour)

Chicago (Broadway Sub)

Wicked (Broadway Sub)

Aladdin (Broadway Sub)

Regional Theatre

Real Women Have Curves - American Repertory Theater

In the Heights - White Plains Performing Arts Center

1776 (Sub) - American Repertory Theater

Side Show - White Plains Performing Arts Center

Masquerade - White Plains Performing Arts Center

The Bikinis - Westchester Broadway Theatre

Sister Act - White Plains Performing Arts Center

Once Upon a Pastime - White Plains Performing Arts Center

Jesus Christ Superstar - Winnipesaukee Playhouse

Jesus Christ Superstar - Fiddlehead Theatre Company

Aida - Fiddlehead Theatre Company

The Wiz - Fiddlehead Theatre Company

Avenue Q - American Repertory Theater (Oberon)

Carousel - American Repertory Theater (Oberon)

Recording Credits

Water for Elephants - Original Broadway Cast Album (Guitar 1/Banjo)

Jesse J. Sanchez - Sueños: Our American Musical EP (Guitarist)

Madilyn Jaz - "Color" (Producer/Guitarist)

The Gag: A New Musical Thriller (Guitarist)

Carols for a Cure Vol. 21 (1776) (Guitarist)

Madilyn Jaz - Sessions for a Sick Person (Producer/Guitarist/Mandolinist/Bassist)

Maria Wirries - Summer Ends EP (Producer/Guitarist)

Sarah Anne Fernandez - "deja vu - the pop punk remix" (Guitarist)

Sam Sultan - "Howl at the Moon" (Guitarist)

Maria Wirries & Joseph Frederick Allen - "O, Holy Night" (Guitarist/Mixer)

Broadway Records - I Put a Spell on You (Guitarist)

Maria Wirries - Just Keep Singing (Producer/Guitarist/Bassist)

Maria Wirries - "Don't Love Her Anymore" (Producer/Guitarist)

Maria Wirries - "Navy & White" (Producer/Guitarist)

Maria Wirries - "Falling Down" (Producer/Guitarist)

Rock-it Science Records - Carols for a Cure Vol. 18 (Chicago) (Guitarist)

Broadway Records - Jay Armstrong Johnson Live at Feinstein’s/54 Below (Guitarist)

Ryan Amador – Seattle Songs EP (Guitarist)

The Northside - "My Anybody" (Guitarist)


Relapse: a New Musical (Off-Broadway Chair)

Vanities the Musical (Off-Broadway Chair)

Titanique (Off-Broadway Sub)

Notes from Now (Off-Broadway Chair)

The Cadaver Synod: A Pope Musical (NYMF)

Tick, Tick...Boom! (Off-Broadway Sub)

Trip of Love (Off-Broadway Sub)

New York City

Sarah Anne Fernandez: Don't Forget Me - Chelsea Table + Stage

Big Apple Circus - Theater Roncalli (Sub) - Lincoln Center

Truth Bachman: Skyward - Lincoln Center Atrium

Castrata: Muse  Vol. III - Red Eye NYC

Asher Muldoon: Trunk Songs - Feinstein's/54 Below

Castrata: Muse  Vol. II - Red Eye NYC

Threepenny Opera - NYU Tisch

In-Gauged: Penn State's New Musicals Initiative - Feinstein's/54 Below

Castrata: Muse Vol. I - Laurie Beechman Theatre

Maria Wirries: Black Magic - Feinstein's/54 Below

Kendall Morgan: For the Girls - Green Room 42

Driven: A New Song Cycle - Feinstein's/54 Below

SIS - Green Room 42

Luna & the Starbodies (Truth Bachman) - Joe's Pub @ The Public

54 Sings Lizzo - Feinstein's/54 Below

Broadway Rewind: Queen of the Night - Green Room 42

2021 GLAM Awards - Sony Hall

Maria Wirries: Gives You Hell - Feinstein's/54 Below

Sarah Anne Fernandez - Feinstein's/54 Below

Noah Kieserman - Feinstein's/54 Below

John Tartaglia: Better Get to Livin' - Feinstein's/54 Below

Natalie Walker: Mad Scenes - Feinstein's/54 Below

Maria Wirries - Feinstein's/54 Below

Jay Armstrong Johnson: Return of the Sanderson Sisters - LPR

Dos Divas - Feinstein's/54 Below

Heavyweights: Three-man Little Shop of Horrors - Feinstein's/54 Below

Jay Armstrong Johnson - Huntington Summer Arts Festival

​The Road to Oz: A Tribute to Harold Arlen - Molloy College

Actor Therapy:  Erin Rice - Don't Tell Mama

A Man of No Importance (Concert) - Signature Theatre Company

Days of Rage (Reading) - The Cell

Michael R. Jackson - Joe's Pub @ The Public

Jay Armstrong Johnson: I Put a Spell on You - Feinstein's/54 Below

Young Dr. Jekyll - Feinstein's/54 Below

Xanadu - Pace University

Sam Rohloff is: Preoccupied - Feinstein's/54 Below

Maggie and Jake Glassman - Feinstein's/54 Below

Jay Armstrong Johnson - Feinstein's/54 Below

Hatched:  Pace University - Feinstein's/54 Below

New Musicals at 54: A Strange Loop - Feinstein's/54 Below

Young Lions of Broadway - Symphony Space

Hair - Pace University

Teeth the Musical (Reading) - Musical Theatre Factory

54 Sings Scrubs - Feinstein's/54 Below

Let's Hear it for the Boys! - The Duplex

An Evening with Padgett and Cole - Feinstein's/54 Below

#LoveStory (NYC Fringe Festival) - St. Mark's Theatre

Other Theatre Experience

13 the Musical, Annie, Annie Get Your Gun, Assassins, Bernarda Alba, BPC Screams! (Revue), Big Fish, Brooklyn, Demolishing Everything

with Amazing Speed (Dan Hurlin), Disaster!, Dreamgirls, Fiddler on the Roof, Footloose, Godspell, Grease, Heathers, Hello, Dolly!, High School Musical, The Last Five Years, Legally Blonde, Les Miserables, Little Shop of Horrors, Mamma Mia!, Next Thing You Know, Once Upon a Mattress, Pippin, Rent, The Robber Bridegroom, Rock of Ages, Shrek, Side Show, Something Rotten, Spring Awakening, The Great American Trailer Park Musical, The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical, The Marvelous Wonderettes, The Wedding Singer, Tommy, West Side Story, The Wild Party, Working, Zombie Prom

Kinky Boots National Tour

Kinky Boots International Tour

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