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Solo classical guitarist.
* Highly experienced professional guitarist!
* Repertoire includes Classical favourites, popular songs, contemporary chart and jazz!
* Previous clients include NSPCC, Whitworth Art Gallery, Palace Hotel in Manchester and more!
Matt Whiting is a highly experienced and diverse guitarist who has been playing since the age of eight. A professional musician with a wealth of experience, Matt is an expert at providing beautiful, non-intrusive music at your event.
Matt Whiting’s extensive repertoire includes Classical favourites, popular songs, contemporary chart and jazz. Matt is happy to tailor his repertoire to suit your occasion and requests are welcome (with sufficient notice given).
Matt Whiting performs regularly both as a soloist and chamber musician. His playing has taken him to venues such as the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, the Bolivar Hall in London, Liverpool Hope University, and many more. Matt has performed with the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra for several concerts; the Hull Philharmonic Orchestra for the Classics in the Park festival; and is active as a session musician for several shows.
Matt has also performed at numerous weddings, private parties and corporate events across the UK.
Previous clients include NSPCC, Whitworth Art Gallery, Palace Hotel in Manchester and more!
As a young guitarist, Matt became a member and then leader of the National Youth Guitar Ensemble, performing with artists such as Antonio De Innocentis, the Eden-Stell guitar duo and John Williams at venues all over the country. Matt won the Christine Flint Bursary in 2005 to further his musical education, and later gained a major entrance award before starting his studies at the prestigious RNCM in Manchester in 2006.
After graduating in 2010 with first class honours, Matt performed for Julian Bream and was presented with a Postgraduate Performance Award, administered by the Musicians Benevolent Fund in order to continue his studies. He was also given a generous entrance award from the RNCM to help fund his Masters study, which he completed recently at the RNCM with Distinction.