Instrument: Double Bass

Matt originally learned the violin as a child through the Music Hub and also played in the Hub’s orchestras as a violinist and as a double bass player. He later switched to the double bass which he continued on to study at the University of Huddersfield.

Matt’s work as a freelance musician has included recording work with renowned conductor Paul Daniel and more recently he has lots of experience working in musical theatre. This includes work for Sheffield Theatres playing double bass and bass guitar both onstage and in the orchestra pit.

Matt is an accredited double bass teacher for the Music Hub but can also be found teaching ‘cello, violin and bass guitar. As well as this he leads Folk music ensembles for schools and away from Sheffield, Matt is joint musical director for the Leeds Youth Jazz Rock Orchestra.

Matt Jackson