After completing studies at the Sydney Conservatorium, Matthew went on to perform with many bands and ensembles around Sydney, including: Strathfield Orchestra, Rhombus Saxophone Quartet, The Blues Brothers Show, Sydney University Saxophone Ensemble, Clarinet Calypso, Some of the musicians Matthew has studied with include: Mark walton, James Nightingale, Michael Duke and Claude Delangle.
Matthew has a passion for teaching music and tutors at schools in the sydney area. Some of his students have joined local bands and orchestras, commenced studies at the Sydney Conservatorium High school or Newtown School of Performing Arts. AMEB exam requirements are also taught.
Matthew tutors music at Newington College, Kambala Girls School and Knox Grammar School. Spaces are also available outside of school hours in North Sydney and Glebe. Skype music lessons are also offered.