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MATTHEW THOMASON

Composer. Music Director
Freelance Composer and Music Director based in Cornwall, UK

current projects

long way back (2020)

lost in words (2019)

archive

'Gwlaskor' Creation Space

I was recently awarded funding for Artist Development by the Hall For Cornwall. I was provided with funds to research and develop my project, 'Gwlaskor'. This project is a series of compositions written about the lives and landscapes of Cornwall, incorporating a film and various other artist mediums. 

Carols from the Cornish Diaspora

This November and December I will be leading singing workshops on the Diaspora Carols at Truro Cathedral. It is going to be a fantastic event and we are inviting singers from all over Cornwall to get in touch if they would like to be part of this special service. For more infomation click here.

Hireth

I was Sound Designer for an exciting new play by acclaimed Cornish Writer/Actor Ed Rowe and Simon Harvey (associate director of Kneehigh) opening on November 9th 2018 at St Just Miner's Chapel.For more information or to buy tickets click here

Tate St Ives Workplace Choir

Delighted to announce I have been asked to start a workplace Choir at Tate St Ives starting this November. Workplace choirs are great for staff wellbeing and are an excellent way of de-stressing, socialising and improving mental health whilst having lots of fun. If you are interested in me leading a choir or singing workshop at your place of work please don't hestiate to contact me.

Deep Ecology of Wellness

I am very excited to be heading back to Costa Rica in April 2019 where I will be leading some music workshops for Yoga Trade at 'Deep Ecology of Wellness,' a unique and special retreat, in Punta Mona, Costa Rica. For more infomation or to book on the retreat click here.

I am delighted to announce that Sing Falmouth and Sing Truro are going from strength to strength. We now have over 140 singers and are performing as one choir at The Poly, Falmouth this Christmas in aid of the Sowenna Appeal.  Sing Falmouth and Sing Truro offer a unique choir experience with singers having the chance to perform a wide range of music with a live guitarist/sound arranger every week. Sing Falmouth runs every Monday evening 7:30pm at Falmouth Rugby Club. Sing Truro runs every Thursday 7pm at the Old Bakery Studios on Malpas Rd . Please visit www.singchoircornwall.co.uk or find us on facebook: @singfalmouth @singtruro

New Music Publication

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I'm delighted to annouce the launch of my first music book  'You Can Ukulele!'. I produced this book as part of my work with WILD Young Parents Project and it will be distributed to young families across Cornwall free of charge. The book aims to make learning ukulele simple, to give young children better access to music at home and what better way than to make their parents musicians?! There will be a limited number of copies available for the general public and WILD are asking for a donation of £10 for a copy. For more info or to get your own copy please visit: www.wildproject.org.uk/you-can-ukulele