Matt Aument is a theater orchestrator and music director based in New York City. New works include orchestrations for WE ARE THE TIGERS (Preston Allen) at Theater 80 and MEN WITH MONEY (Joseph Trefler/Bill Nelson) at the Aurora Theater and music directing THE WAVES (Adam Gwon/David Bucknam) with New York Stage and Film. He’s been a part of several pieces in their development including works by Michael Friedman, Darko Tresnjak, and revisal of REEFER MADNESS.
Matt music directed the intense and immersive SWEENEY TODD off-Broadway at the Barrow Street Theater, running a year and a half and winning the 2017 Lortel Award for Best Revival. His arrangements and adaptations of the film GIGI were heard in the 2015 Broadway revival for which he also associate conducted and played piano. Regionally he has been seen at the Paramount and Drury Lane Theaters in Chicagoland, Gulfshore Playhouse in Naples, FL, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and Berkshire Theater Group.
In cabaret and concert, he has a longstanding relationship with Molly Pope, performing with her for MOLLY POPE, A GAY MAN, AND A PIANO and writing songs together for POLLY MOPE. His orchestrations have been performed by the Oakland Symphony for songs by Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne, and with Kristen Chenoweth at Carnegie Hall and on PBS.
“It's so reassuring to know the specialized traditions of Broadway are in such capable hands.”