My name is Simon Matthews and I am a guitarist, guitar teacher. session musician, music arranger and composer from Birmingham, UK.
I am a self-employed professional musician and a graduate of the London College of Music/ Tech Music Schools (University of West London).
As an experienced session guitarist I can offer a wide variety of services, whether that be in a studio, live or I can record guitar tracks in my my home studio and send audio tracks to you online. I can also arrange/ transcribe sheet music for guitarists or small to large band ensembles.
If you would like to get in touch about any of my services or another music collaboration please contact me here.
I have been a guitarist for over 12 years now, performing with original bands and function bands. I have also performed as a guitarist in various musicals and pantomimes across the UK including Rent, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Wedding Singer and Alladin.
I have over 6 Years teaching experience which has included indiviudal private lessons, small group tuition and whole class tuition in primary and secondary schools.
I also regularly perfom with my duo, 'Jump!' Who have performed in Europe, the Caribbean and with various hotels and cruise lines. We currently perform across the UK at private events and weddings. Please Visit www.jumpmusicgroup.co.uk to find out more about the Jump Music Duo.
University Of West London (UWL), Tech Music Schools, London College Of Music (LCM).
Access To Music (Birmingham)
BMus (Hons) 2:1 Popular Music Performance
Level 3 Diploma (Distintcion): Practioners of Music, Rockschool
Grade 8 Electric Guitar, Rockschool
Grade 8 Classical Guitar, ABRSM
Grade 5 Music Theory, ABRSM
Grade 4 Classical Piano, ABRSM