Matthew Barley


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Matthew Barley

Creative Associates - violoncello


Matthew Barley has created a unique international career straddling improvisationcomputer technologycollaborations with jazz and Indian musiciansteaching and arranging, with always cello at its core. He has played with some of the most renowned orchestras (Frankfurt Radio Symphony, BBC Philharmonic/Scottish, Czech Philharmonic), in some of the greatest concert halls, performing premieres of some of the most important contemporary composers (MacMillan, Dusapin, Larcher).

Strings & Improvisation

What does it mean to be a whole musician in the 21st century? This unique course will examine many aspects of this question including interpretation, improvisation, sound, and communication.