Matthew studied conducting under Georg-Christoph Sandmann at the Hochschule für Musik, Dresden, and with Neil Thomson in Paris. He currently works with a number of orchestras and opera companies both in Germany and in the UK.
Although primarily active as a conductor, Matthew continues to be active as a flute player. He currently plays regularly in and around Dresden and with the Chineke! Orchestra in London.
Working with many small opera companies, orchestras and wind ensembles has given Matthew a wide experience of arranging. Bespoke arrangements, operatic reductions, and wind band arrangements are all part of his wide ranging repertoire.