Matt Giordano
About Matt Giordano, President of Drum Echoes, Inc.

Matt’s percussion studies began at age two and include eight years as a student under the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra’s lead percussionist. Over the years, Matt has won recognition for his skills through competitions and awards. Matt established Drum Echoes, Inc. to share his passion for percussion.

As a composer, director, and presenter, Matt’s dedication to conveying his inspirational message of perseverance and determination has touched national and international groups of all ages. He and Drum Echoes have been featured by several well-known media, including the BBC, PBS Nova, ABC Primetime and The New York Times; in the bestselling book "Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain" by Dr. Oliver Sacks; and by numerous state and local news and press outlets.

Diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome at a young age, Matt has a unique understanding of people with various abilities. Through his two passions, working with people and drumming, he inspires others to wake up to the rhythm of life.

Matt performs at a local coffeehouse

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Matt’s recommended links

Please note that neither Matt nor Drum Echoes, Inc. receive compensation for posting these links.

Natural treatments for tics and Tourette’s guidebook

Website of the Association for Comprehensive Neuro-Therapy

How to stand up for yourself and avoid bullying others