Matt is a multi-instrumentalist and educator, best known for bringing energy and creativity to the stage, studio and classroom.
Having been involved in professional music and performing since childhood he came to study at Nexus ICA in 2002/3 where he co-founded the rock band [dweeb], hailed as ‘infectious’1 and ‘perfecting the formula’2 of modern indie. Over the subsequent nine years they would go on to secure record deals, play hundreds of gigs around the world, release two studio albums and star in a documentary for the BBC.
Now an experienced session player, published song writer & educator, Matt continues to play worldwide alongside award-winning artists and musicians, as well as being part of the faculty at Nexus ICA.
Matt holds an MA in Songwriting at the University of Bath Spa, a BA in Youth Studies and Applied Theology, is an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy & is currently working on a number of papers soon to be published in the arena of musical education.
1 Rock Sound Magazine, 2007.
2 Uncut Magazine, 2011.