BMus (Perf), AMusA
Brass teacher and conductor• 5 time NSW Trumpet Champion • 2015 & 2013 NSW Concert Champion of Champions • 2015 & 2013 Qld Soprano Cornet Champion • 2015 & 2014 NSW Soprano Cornet Champion • 2014 National Soprano Cornet – 2nd • 2013 National Cornet – 3rd • Principal Trumpet and soloist- Macquarie Philharmonia
With a BMus, over 20 years trumpet teaching experience, 18 years conducting experience, Matthew has taught and conducted many students from their first lesson though AMEB examinations, and on to University.
On top of being one of the founders and first conductor of the Mountain Youth Band, Matthew has performance experience in orchestras, musical pit orchestras, concert bands, big bands, latin bands, jazz ensembles, and a variety of brass ensembles. Matthew was founder and director of “Musix with Music”, a Sydney-based business which provided band solutions and tuition to several schools around the Sydney area for 7 years.
He has taught in many primary and secondary schools, as well as in his home studio. In less than 12 months in the Riverina he had started over 80 children on new instruments, and launched 3 new school bands.
Matthew is happily married with 4 kids, and has recently relocated to Orange to be close to family.
“I am well equipped to train developing musicians in most musical fields.”
These details were last updated on June 12, 2016