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Whether you are here looking for a performing musician, a student looking for a teacher, or an existing fan or student that needs more info, on the following pages can be found anything that you might want to know about Dave Mattock. I hope that you find this site useful. Thank you for visiting.

 

A professional piano, organ and keyboard player living in Chadds Ford PA, Dave Mattock divides his time between running the Mattock School of Music, performing, and teaching. Dave is a member of the faculty at Camden County College, University of Pennsylvania, and Lafayette College, where he teaches piano, theory, music history, music business, jazz ensembles and introductory music classes. His recording career consists of four full length jazz albums under his own name, dozens of recordings as a sideman, and composition credits for TV. Dave can also be found freelancing around Philadelphia in various jazz ensembles, cover bands, wedding bands and studio appearances. Dave received his Bachelors degree in Jazz Performance from Temple University, and his Masters degree in Jazz History and Research at Rutgers University. Dave has been a board member of the Kennett Flash since 2017, and the President of the board since 2020, as well as a member of the presidents advisory council for If not for music. In 2022, Dave was a cofounder of the annual Kennett Jazz Festival, and continues to serve on the board. When he's not doing creative projects, Dave enjoys coaching his daughter and son's lacrosse teams, hanging out with his wonderful wife, woodworking, and taking care of the numerous pets the family keeps.