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Olivia Mattis, Musicologist. Avocations: art, music, reading, traveling F C. Recipient Deems Taylor award, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, New York City, 1993; Lurcy fellow, Georges Lurcy Foundation, New York City, 1988-1989. Organizer International Theremin (Music) Festival, 1997. Member Theremin Enthusiasts Club International, Yale Club Western Maine (board directors since 1998).


Mattis, Olivia was born on July 16, 1962 in White Plains, New York, United States. Daughter of Daniel Charles and Noémi (Perelman) Mattis.


Bachelor, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, California, 1992.


Research director Man Ray Trust, Paris, 1992-1994. Instructor Stanford-in-Paris, 1992-1994. Research associate University Maryland, College Park, 1994-1995.

Lecturer University New Hampshire, Durham, 1995-1998, University Southern Maine, Gorham, 1996. Founder, executive director New Music Alliance, since 1996. Director development Bowdoin Summer Music Festival, Brunswick, Maine, 1996-1997.

Chair department music history Portland (Maine) Conservatory of Music, 1998-1999. Member advisory board Portland Conservatory of Music, 1996—1999. Visiting assistant professor musicology Eastman School Music, Rochester, New York, 1999—2000, 2001—2002, 2003—2004, State University of New York, Buffalo, 2002—2003.

Executive director Long Island Masterworks, since 2005. Director Long Island Choral Festival and Institute, 2006.


  • Avocations: art, music, reading, traveling F C.


  • Other Work

    • Associate editor: Critique Musicale d'Hector Berlioz, 1996. Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.


Organizer International Theremin (Music) Festival, 1997, Moog Fest, 2000. Member Theremin Enthusiasts Club International, Yale Club Western Maine (board directors 1998-1999), Yale Club Western New York.


  • Other Interests

    Art, music, reading, travel.


Married Kenneth Eric Wayne, September 1, 1991. 1 child Gabriel Noah Wayne.

Daniel Charles Mattis

Noémi (Perelman) Mattis

Kenneth Eric Wayne

Gabriel Noah Wayne Mattis