Ukulele teacher and player local to Camberley, Yateley, Farnborough, Farnham, Aldershot, Eversely, Sandhurst, Fleet, Finchampstead, Mychett, Hook, Hartley Wintney, Frimley, Brookwood, Bracknell, Wokingham, Ash, Odiham, Reading and other surrounding areas.

Will travel further. Examples include Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton, Isle of Wight and Blackpool.

Performance Credits Include:

Swindon Oktoberfest 2018
Isle of Wight Ukulele Festival 2016, 2018
Gig on the Green, Yateley 2013
Wokingham Music Club 2017
South Hill Park 2016, 2018
Unplugthewood 2015 – 2017
Matthew has played in America, France, Germany, The Canary Islands and Poland 2012 – 2017

Played with or supported:

Andy Eastwood 2016
John Otway 2017
Steve Brookes 2016
Pete Lincoln 2017
Mike Krabbers/The Hedge Inspectors 2016
Never the Bride 2018
Lily Rose 2015
Max and Harvey Mills 2016

Other music:

Recorded a track with Farnborough Sixth Form choir at Abbey Road Studios
Appeared on the big screen in Frogmore Dance School’s “The Greatest Show” playing ukulele
Musical Director for a school production, July 2015
Scored music for 4 feature length movies 2014 – 2018
Awarded Music Scholarship at Farnborough Sixth Form

The band:

Played at the Royal Albert Hall
Joined Matthew at Abbey Road Studios
Appeared in a short film shown at film festivals around the country
Played in the pit orchestra for opera and musical theatre

Qualifications and Experience

Sixth Form College Farnborough Music Scholarship 2017 – 2019
RGT Ukulele Exam Grade 3 Distinction
RGT Ukulele Exam Grade 4 Distinction (Current Highest Grade Available for Ukulele)
RGT Bass Guitar Exam Grade 3 Merit
RGT Bass Guitar Exam Grade 4 Distinction
GCSE Music A Grade (A* in performance unit)
Leader of various ukulele and guitar ensembles since 2015
Teaching since 2017
Gives occasional advanced ukulele player’s workshops at festivals
Matthew can also teach bass guitar to a beginning level

Website Media

Photos taken, owned or supplied by Matthew, Jason and Susan Quilliam, Andrew Merritt, Ben Dowsett, Tim Bastock, Rolf Evans, Ron Dewar.
Videos taken, owned or supplied by Matthew, Jason and Susan Quilliam, Max Fulham.