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BIOGRAPHY

After completing his musical training at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Matthew spent some years performing across the country as a solo artist and songwriter. This was followed by several years travelling the world, where whilst teaching in China  he first began working with choral groups. Upon his return to the UK in 2012, Matthew founded the Alsager Community Choir (please see community projects page for more info) and began teaching private lessons.  In 2015 he completed his BAST Vocal Teacher training and  Intermediate Conducting with Sing For Pleasure. 

In 2016 Matthew relocated to Cornwall to take up the position of  Music Project Leader for WILD Young Parents Project, a charity which helps to empower young vulnerable families across Cornwall. 

In 2017 Matthew established Sing Falmouth and Sing Truro choirs which now boast over 150 singers. He has also worked  on a number of projects with several organisations including Hall For Cornwall, CAST, Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange, Tate St Ives, Cymaz Music and Carefree Cornwall.

Matthews composition works include: Long Way Back (2020) Gwlaskor (2019)

The Last Train To Budapest Soundtrack (2009) 

The Methusaleh Paradox (2015) which featured in promotional material for the book of the same name and was used in the 2015 film 'Peculiar Joy'. 

Minding Mama (2018) Trailer

Matthew is proud to be a member of both the Association of Teachers of Singing and Sing For Pleasure.