With an LTCL, AMusA and BMus, several State and National contest wins, 20 years trumpet teaching and conducting experience, I have taught in many primary and secondary schools throughout Sydney and the Riverina. I have taught and conducted countless students from their first lesson though AMEB examinations, and on to University. Several students are now in the professional field including the NZ Army Corp Band, and NSW Correctional services band. I now teach in Sydney on weekdays, and in Orange on weekends.
Whether you are seeking tuition for styles including Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary, Gospel, Popular, Religious, Solo, Orchestral, competition, or AMEB and Trinity examinations, I will be able to assist you. I have experience in orchestras, musical pit orchestras, concert bands, big bands, latin bands, jazz ensembles, and a variety of brass ensembles. I am well equipped to train developing musicians in most musical fields.
Concerts, Weddings and Formal Events
I have performed pieces such as the Haydn Trumpet Concerto with orchestras, and modern solos such as Manhattan (Sparke) with concert bands. I am always delighted to be invited to perform with small and large ensembles alike.
Add a touch of class to your special occasion by using a royal instrument such as the trumpet. The trumpet is a perfect choice for entry of the bridal party and procession. If your venue has an organ, then you really can’t turn down this amazing opportunity.
Matthew is available to conduct Brass and Concert bands for short and long term contracts. Matthew began conducting at the tender age of 16. He is the founding conductor of Mountains Youth Band, and has conducted numerous school and community bands. He is happy to prepare bands for in-house events, competitions, concerts, or to assist in general improvement.
Matthew is available as an adjudicator for Solo, party, and band events for Eisteddfods and in-school competitions. He has adjudicated Concerto competitions and community eisteddfods involving bands, strings, brass, woodwind, vocals, and choirs. H e has a fair approach and likes to leave every competitor with encouraging words as well as tips for improvement. For references please use the contact page.
Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet, Cornet, Soprano
Matthew will assist community bands on Trumpet , Bb Cornet, or Eb Cornet (Soprano) free of charge at Competitions or concerts. This includes interstate and international events. *The band will need to pay for travel and accommodation where needed.