Oxford Town Hall Senior Concert information 2017

Our Senior Concert this year is booked for Sunday 3rd December. Rehearsals will be at the venue from 11am - 1pm, rehearsal slots have been sent to performers via email. The concert starts at 2pm (doors 1.45pm).

The massed song this year is 'Treasure in the Forest' from Solfege and...

Julia Watson's talk on supporting children's creativity - September 2017

Julia Watson, an educational consultant and parent at Matrix, kindly offered her services in the shape of a talk for parents: 'Supporting Children's Creative Achievement'. The event was well-attended, and Julia also offered parents a relaxation download to take home.

Notes from the talk...

Sarah Jenkins wins BBC composition prize - Summer 2017

Congratulations to Sarah on winning first prize for the senior category in the BBC Proms Inspire Young Composers' Competition 2017! She won the top prize for her piece Three Miniatures of Ynws Lawd which was then played at a special Proms composers' concert. This was broadcast on Radio...

Teacher grade 1 challenge - Summer 2017

Our facebook page has several videos of teachers attempting to play their new instruments...!

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Matrix students play at the first UK JOC Jan 2016

Click 'read more' to watch the four performers from Matrix play their compositions at this composition concert, held in the concert hall at Birmingham University.

The performers were Max Blansjaar, Kate Taylor, Eliya Dhesi and Martin Ludden, all either current students or graduates of the...

JXC video made at Matrix, Nov 2015

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We are very grateful to Mike Lord, of Blue Lotus Media, who made a short video with the Matrix teachers to give parents a taster of what happens in the Junior Extension Course.



UK composition concert Burton on Trent, January 2015

Beatrice Marshall and Max Blansjaar, along with classmates and choir of JXC and JAC students, travelled by coach with teachers and families to Burton on Trent to perform their compositions alongside other composers from Burton and Nottingham Yamaha Music Schools. Beatrice, helped by her friends...

Max plays his composition at 2015 EJOC in London

Listen to Max Blansjaar perform his piano composition 'The Cat and the Butterfly'. This was the first time that a European Junior Original Concert had been held in the UK He was joined by two other young composers from the UK and other young composers from France, Spain, Germany and Italy.



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