BIO

Matthew Della Polla

Producer/Musical Director/
Composer/Conductor/
Music Event Producer

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Short Bio:
Matthew Della Polla has excelled in virtually every area of music production. Throughout his award winning career, Matthew has worked as a music director, show director, producer, conductor, arranger, synth programmer, and scoring consultant for many internationally known renowned artist such as Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, Sting, Josh Groban, Babyface just to name a few.  See list for full credits.

He has done work for all the major record labels as well as film studios such as Warner Bros. Pictures, Walt Disney Studios, 20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, IMAX Films, all four American major national broadcast television networks, MTV, PBS, major cable networks.

 

Education:
Matthew earned a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance, as well as two Bachelor Degrees: one in Music Theory and the other in Music Composition from Combs College of Music in Philadelphia, PA. In addition, he has had conservatory training at The Neupauer Conservatory of Music, Philadelphia, PA, with Dr. Jacob Neupauer (music theory), Romeo Cascarino  (orchestrating ), and Julliard graduates, Dr. William Schimmell (composition) and Dr. Anthony Weigand (piano)—all by the age of 23. His education also includes film scoring classes I & II at UCLA and an audio engineering diploma from Music Lab in Hollywood, CA, as well as private conducting lessons with various teachers in Philadelphia and Hollywood.

Artists Matthew has worked with

Celine Dion, Andrea Bocelli, Barbra Streisand, Sting, Alejandro Sanz, Kenny G., Elton John, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Josh Groban, David Foster, Michael Jackson, Michael Bolton, Peter Cetera, Jackie Evancho, Adam Levine,  Michael Buble, Sarah Brightman, Cee Lo Green, N-Sync, Rod Stewart, Tears for Fears, Sarah McLachlan, Lara Fabian, Alicia Keys, Babyface, Phil Collins, Usher, Lionel Richie, John Mayer, Richard Marx, Jessica Simpson, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, La Ley, Katharine McPhee, Sheryl Crow, Don Henley, Gloria Estefan, Olivia Newton John, Natalie Cole, Lee Ann Rhimes, Boys 2 Men, Donna Summer, Diana Ross, Cher, Trisha Yearwood, Charice, William Ross, Boz Scaggs, etc..