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Since 2015, Mat has taught at the James Morrison Academy of Music in Mount Gambier.


Leaving New York City and his position as lecturer at the Juilliard School of Music, Mat decided to move back to Australia to start a fantastic academy spearheaded by James Morrison.  The school, located in Mount Gambier, South Australia, offers a 3-year Bachelor of Music degree with an additional Honours year to follow.

The academy offers a unique experience to aspiring musicians where they can work with some of the finest jazz educators in the world.  It is performance-based education at its best, where students don't just learn ABOUT music, they learn how to MAKE music.


Before accepting the position at JMA, Mat taught Small Ensemble and Principal Study at the Juilliard School of Music in New York City.  He also taught Trumpet, Piano, Big Band, Jazz Improvisation Workshops and Small Ensemble masterclasses at numerous camps throughout the US, Central America, Brazil and Australia under the banner of the Juilliard School.

Practice Material

Recently Mat has designed some organ drone tracks to aid in practicing intonation.  The combination of trumpet and organ has always been a great match, and these tracks make it easy to use your 'ear' to fix any intonation problems with the aid of a great organ sound.  The tracks are divided into three sections - 5ths, Major triads and Minor triads.  Enjoy!


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