Tredegar Town Band performed two of Matthew’s works during their winning performance at the 2010 National Eisteddfod of Wales in Ebbw Vale. The contest is the only one in the world to be broadcast live on television, on the Welsh channel S4C. The complete winning performance can be found on YouTube. Activate The Smile
Matthew’s composition for brass band, ‘The Smile,’ received multiple performances over the weekend of 16th to 18th April 2010. Three performances were heard on Saturday 17th April, firstly by the Gloucestershire Youth Brass Band on the Glanfa Stage at The Wales Millennium Centre. Tredegar Town Band performed ‘The Smile’ during their
If you missed the premiere performance of Activate, further performances have already been written in to programmes: – Octagon Theatre, Yeovil, Saturday 6th February 2010 – Tredegar Town Band The Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire, Friday 12th February 2010 – Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Band. The Grand Pavillion, Porthcawl, Saturday 20th February 2010
The premiere performance of ‘Activate’ will take place on Saturday 30th January 2010 at All Saints Church, Evesham. Premiered by Tredegar Town Band, this fast and energetic piece is the ideal start to any concert or contest programme.
Matthew has been commissioned to write a piece for the forthcoming Shropshire Music Service Brass Festival. The piece will involve the combined forces of Tredegar Town Band, The Shropshire Youth Brass Band and a number of small brass groups made up of students currently performing with the Shropshire Music Service ensembles. Overall, there will