Events Matt Davis Saxophone Workshop – Christchurch
Matt Davis Saxophone Workshop – Christchurch
Live performance • Informative evening for students • Exclusive offers on the night
In this workshop Matt will be covering the following:
- a new practice methodology that he has been formulating
- Playing techniques
- For all you budding improvisers, there will also be a practical segment on improvisation that builds upon the improvisation workshops that he did last year. Make sure you bring your horn!
Matt Davis is a versatile multi-instrumentalist who has been a respected name in the New Zealand music scene for the last twenty years. Matt has recorded and played around New Zealand on saxophone, clarinet, flute, guitar and bass, in almost every style imaginable. Matt graduated from Christchurch Jazz School in 2001, and has a BMus, majoring in Saxophone and composition. As a saxophonist, Matt frequently features as a session musician, and currently leads his own jazz trio and quartet, as well as playing lead alto in The Garden City Big Band. Matt also plays in legendary local reggae outfits 'Niuseilah' and 'Mana Whanau'.
As a teacher, Matt has run the music department at 'Unlimited' School (now Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery) for the last 11 years. Over this time, he has trained many of Christchurch's most successful young musicians, and has garnered a string of awards, including 1st place in the National Finals of Smokefree Rockquest. Matt's teaching received a glowing review in a 2012 issue of 'North and South' magazine, which described Matt as 'a genius' for running an innovative program 'which made music a serious subject'.
This is a FREE Event. As spaces are limited, Registration is Essential. Register below: