Biography

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 Daniel Molloy, Jane Chapman, Quatuor Bozzini, Juliet Fraser, Nebula Percussion Quartet, GBSR Duo, James Saunders, and OUT-TAKE Ensemble. Harry’s current projects include works for Ben Jameson, Caitlin Rowley, Material Ensemble, and Ben Clark.

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