Principal, Acoustics


Matt focuses on finding creative solutions to challenges. His enthusiastic ability to solve complex design issues has proven to be a key factor in the success of his projects.

With Jaffe Holden Since 2010 – In The Industry Since 2005

Matt provides clients with acoustic designs that achieve high levels of acoustic excellence. He has successfully completed projects on a wide variety of facilities including performing arts centers, academic learning environments, museums, film centers and archives, high-end residences, corporate offices, recording studios, and media rooms.

An extensive background as a multi-instrumentalist and a composer, coupled with Matt’s expertise in recording engineering, supplement his ability to develop solutions that benefit clients and audiences. Matt earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in audio arts and acoustics from Columbia College Chicago.


Highlights from his project work include the following:

  • BlueCrest Capital Sound, Westport, CT
  • Cantos National Music Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson Theater, Las Vegas, NV
  • Design Within Reach, Stamford, CT
  • Duke University, Baldwin Hall, Durham, NC
  • Duke University, Penn Pavilion, Durham, NC
  • Duke University, West Union Campus Center, Durham, NC
  • Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY
  • Franklin Court Museum, Philadelphia, PA
  • George Washington University, Ames Hall, Washington, DC
  • Hobart William Smith College, Performing Arts Center, Geneva, NY
  • Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Studio, Memphis, TN
  • Middlesex Community College, Media Center, Middletown, CT
  • National Music Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Robinson Auditorium Renovation, Little Rock, AR
  • Studio 6B at NBC Universal, Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, New York, NY
  • Western Connecticut State University, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Danbury, CT
  • University of Iowa, School of Music, Iowa City, IA
  • Utah Film and Media Center Theatre, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Utah Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Yale University, Sterling Memorial Library, New Haven, CT