Teaching: 18 yrs
Studio:  Loretto | Map
Cross Street:  Highway 50 & County Road 1
Language:  EN

Register Online or contact the Academy at 416.207.0884 to reserve your space with Matthew.
You may start lessons at any time in the year. We will integrate you into our current session.

About Matthew


Bass Guitar: Beginner, Intermediate
Guitar: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Songwriting & Composition: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Theory & Ear Training: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Ukulele: Beginner, Intermediate

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View Student Rental Rates. Call 1-888-977-6874 or email for more information.


Monday: 3pm - 10pm
Tuesday: 9am - 3pm
Wednesday: 11am - 3pm
Thursday: 9am - 3pm
Friday: 12:30pm - 3pm
Saturday: 12:30pm - 4pm

*Schedules are updated daily by our teachers. You will arrange your preferred lesson time with your teacher after you have registered.


Certified Canada Music Academy teacher since 2014.

Matthew currently holds two degrees in music from York University in Toronto. A protégé of Lorne Lofsky, he received the Oscar Peterson bursary in 2004 and Oscar Peterson Scholarship in 2005. Matthew continues to be recognized for his playing and has the opportunity to perform at many festivals around Ontario including the Orangeville Jazz Festival, the Barrie New Music Festival as well as performed with notable musicians including Barry Elmes, Lenny Boyd, and Lorne Lofsky. Matthew can be heard in collaboration with other artists and bands and has his own​
release with renowned and ​distinguished Canadian jazz musicians.

Currently Matthew is in the process of completing the Doctoral program in Jazz Studies at York University where he continues to study and teach. Matthew’s research in Sting’s music has led him to interview an array of musicians, which has helped to develop his own diverse performance and teaching style.
Matthew has been teaching for 15 years and has helped to develop his student’s musical abilities in a large range of styles including rock, jazz, folk and classical.

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