About Matt

Matt is a graduate of the University of Nottingham with a First-Class Honours BA in Music and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts with an MA with Distinction in Musical Direction.  He is a multi-instrumentalist, specialising in arranging/orchestration, piano accompaniment, and conducting. He has previously coached at various drama schools including ArtsEd, Urdang, and Tiffany Theatre College. He is joining the team at ArtsEd as Senior Music Tutor for the 2022/23 academic year.

He is currently an Associate Conductor for WE WILL ROCK YOU (20th Anniversary UK tour) and ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES (Theatre Royal Haymarket). He also regularly plays keyboard 2 on DREAMGIRLS (UK Tour).

Full Theatre Credits:

​As Music Director:

  • SWEENEY TODD (Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre, RADA, 

under the music supervision of Caroline Humphris)

  • BARE: A POP OPERA (Alexandra Theatre, Chichester University MTP)

  • SONGS BY THE FIRE (Chiswick Playhouse)

  • SLEEPING BOOTY (Bridge House Theatre) Offie Nominated Production

  • DICK WHITTINGTON (Bridge House Theatre) Offie Nominated Production

  • CINDERELLA (Immersion Theatre)

  • SNOWFLAKE (The Lowry Rewrites Festival, Semi-Staged Concert)

  • PLATFORM - JACK MILES & FRIENDS (Actors Church, Iris Theatre)

  • SUNDAY SOUL - Nikki Bentley (Chiswick Playhouse)

  • ADELINE: A 21ST CENTURY MUSICAL (Workshop, Cockpit Theatre)

  • NOW. HERE. THIS. (Golden Goose Theatre, Chiswick Playhouse) UK Premier

  • TICK, TICK... BOOM! (Etcetera Theatre)

  • ORDINARY DAYS (Paradise in the Vault, Edinburgh Fringe)

  • SISTER ACT (Nottingham Arts Theatre)

As Associate Conductor:

  • WE WILL ROCK YOU (20th Anniversary UK Tour, under the music supervision of Stuart Morley & music direction of  Zach Flis)

  • ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES (Theatre Royal Haymarket, under the music supervision of Stuart Morley)

As Associate Music Director:

  • STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW (Waterloo East Theatre)

As Assistant Music Director:

  • GUYS AND DOLLS (Mountview Theatre, Whilst Training)

  • MARY POPPINS (In-House, Whilst Training)

  • HEATHERS (In-House, Whilst Training)

  • NYMT's PARADE (The Other Palace) + Drum Kit

  • [title of show] (Paradise in the Vault Edinburgh Fringe) & "Larry"

As Orchestrator/Arranger:

  • SNOWFLAKE (The Lowry Rewrites Festival, Semi-Staged Concert)

  • ADELINE: A 21ST CENTURY MUSICAL (Workshop & Digital Releases)

  • PLATFORM - JACK MILES & FRIENDS (Actors Church, Iris Theatre & Digital Releases)

As Composer:

  • AS LONG AS YOU KNEW by Ellie Cozens

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