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Musician | Music Director | Orchestrator | Arranger

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Matt is currently working at Mountview with the second year musical theatre students on an in-house project.

He recently completed a critically acclaimed run of In Clay at Upstairs at the Gatehouse. 

In Clay  received 14 x 5* reviews and 7 x Offie Award Nomination including Musical Direction and Best New Musical

In Clay is written by Jack Miles and Rebecca Simmonds

TALENT (feat. Rosalind Ford)

MD/Arrangement/Orchestration/Piano - Matt Herbert

Guitar - Daniel Kemshell

Violin - Auguste Janonyte

Upright Bass - Oliver Copeland

'Matt is one of my favourite collaborators. I am in constant awe of him and his work.'

- Jack Miles

Matt Herbert

About Matt

Matt is a British/American musician, a graduate of the University of Nottingham and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, a multi-instrumentalist, and a passionate maker of music.

He is primarily a pianist, conductor and arranger/orchestrator. He has worked in London's West End and Off-West End and is an in-demand coach, having worked at ArtsEd full time as well as freelancing in other drama schools around the country. He is a regular MD and Orchestrator/Arranger for Jack Miles (In Clay, St Anne Comes Home, Adeline, The Problem with Fletcher Mott) and Orchestrator the London Musical Theatre Orchestra. Matt also has extensive experience in creating click tracks and in music production.

📸- Paul Nicholas Dyke

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