About

Harry Matthews (b.1994) is a composer, pianist and musical co-director of OUT-TAKE Ensemble based in Bristol, UK.

His work focuses on composing for instruments and field recordings, exploring various methods of listening to human noise.

Recent works have been composed for James Saunders, Ben Jameson, OUT-TAKE Ensemble, Ensemble Paramirabo, Line Upon Line and Charlie Chart. Harry’s current projects include works for Juliet Fraser, Chloë Abbott, Kath Roberts, Nebula Percussion Trio and Barton/Rhys Duo.

Harry is currently studying for a PhD in Composition with James Saunders at Bath Spa University and with Matthew Shlomowitz at University of Southampton (AHRC Funded by SWW DTP). He completed his BA in Music (1st) and MMus in Composition (Distinction), supervised by Benjamin Oliver and Matthew Shlomowitz at the University of Southampton in 2016/17.

His works have been performed across the UK, and he has been featured as an emerging UK composer in Montreal, Canada by Ensemble Paramirabo.


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