Matthew Martin – Festival Composer-in-Residence 2013

Matthew Martin - Festival Composer-in-Residence 2013

Born in 1976, Matthew Martin studied music at Magdalen College, Oxford and the Royal Academy of Music. His works are regularly performed, broadcast and recorded both in this country and further afield, and appear on the Hyperion, Chandos and Winged Lion (Gabrieli Consort) labels. He is frequently commissioned to write music for leading ensembles and festivals – most recently the BBC Singers, the Cardinall’s Musick, the choirs of Westminster Abbey, Chester Cathedral, St Paul’s Cathedral and St John’s College, Cambridge, the St Davids Cathedral Festival, the Bergen Festival, Norway, the American Guild of Organists and the Sixteen. His music is published by Faber Music.

 

Matthew has held organist positions at New College, Oxford, Canterbury Cathedral and Westminster Cathedral, and since 2001, has been involved with the annual Edington Festival of Music within the Liturgy where he is director of the Nave Choir of men and boys. He is currently Organist of the Brompton Oratory in London. He has recently made a recording of the historic and groundbreaking 1954 neo-Classical instrument there. See the link below:

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/great-european-organs-no./id658389831