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Mr Matt Arnold MMus (Perf)
Mr Matt Arnold MMus (Perf)

Biography

Matt is a drummer and percussionist based in London. After studying a Masters degree at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, Matt has been working in a variety of contexts from West End theatre and international/national touring to private events work and as a visiting music teacher in schools.

Matt is currently drumming on the UK & Ireland tour of Disney's The Lion King. Prior to this, he was on the international tour of Thriller Live, which travelled across the UK, Europe and Middle East. Matt's West End deputy work includes Disney's Aladdin, Thriller Live and English National Opera's production of Carousel. He also held the drum/percussion chair on two Menier Chocolate Factory productions, Barnum and The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole. Matt has freelanced extensively across the UK for bands and organisations, as both a drummer and percussionist. Recent notable performances include concert appearances with Broadway singer Jeremy Jordan, Laura Benanti and the West End Does: Magic of Animation concert featuring singers from musicals including Waitress, Wicked and Miss Saigon.

Aside from working in theatre, Matt has founded two projects, The Alphatones and Conga Revolution, which gig regularly across the UK. The Alphatones, in which Matt plays drums, specialises in tailored arrangements of Pop, Funk, Soul repertoire for events. Conga Revolution contrastingly specialises in chart and dance music for nightlife events, in which Matt plays congas, bongos, timbale and various blocks, bells and cymbals. Matt is proud to be supported by Paiste Cymbals, Natal Drums and Cosmic Ears as an artist.

In addition to performing, Matt offers private tuition for all ages, beginner to advanced and has run educational workshops for schools, demonstrating the main aspects of Drums and Percussion.

Contact Matt

Address: Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 7BN
Mobile: 07873486175
Fee (30 minutes): £20.00
Fee (60 minutes): £40.00

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