Director of Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center Retires

Matthew Katz, the long-time director of the Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center (PAC) retired on Tuesday, November 17, after fifteen years of service to York College.

Mr. Katz (Matt) joined York College in 2000 and served as director of the PAC throughout his tenure at the college. Matt’s leadership, vision and creativity were instrumental in helping to revitalize both the programming and physical condition of the PAC and in making the venue the eminent center it has become to the college community and a valued public space serving communities throughout the borough of Queens.  Matt was instrumental in launching the York College Performing Arts Series depicting jazz and chamber music, and numerous Special Presentation Series’ over the years which brought established and many new artists to the PAC.

We wish Matt and his family well in the years to come.

As we move forward with the transition, I would like to share with you the names, email addresses and telephone extensions of the members of the Milton G. Bassin Performance Arts Center Office who will be able to assist you.  Please feel free to contact them or me as the need arises.

Performing Arts Center Offices:

 If you have any questions or concerns regarding the transition, please do not hesitate to contact me at extension 2390.

 Please join in wishing Matt and his family well.