Matt Plaskota

drums and percussion

Matt Plaskota is a musician and music educator in the Chicago area. In 2010 he graduated with bachelors degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Illinois. He continues to actively perform and record throughout Chicago and the Midwest and has performed with a variety of Chicago-based musicians at venues including The Chicago Jazz Festival, The Green Mill, The Jazz Showcase, Andy's, and others.

As an educator, Matt currently teaches percussion lessons and also directs the percussion ensembles & steel bands at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, IL.


I have 10+ years of experience teaching percussionists of all ages. I offer instruction in all areas of percussion & drumset study, from learning the fundamentals to preparing for college auditions.

For more information on lessons, please get in touch via the link above.