Matthew Phillips

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Matthew is a versatile cellist based in Birmingham, comfortable in Baroque, Classical, Contemporary, Pop, Folk and Jazz.

Matthew Phillips is a cellist born in Liverpool. Having started to play the cello at age 8, he has since gained experience playing with Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Liverpool Mozart Orchestra and the Metropolitan Concert Society, and appearing as a soloist with Cressington Orchestra. Keen on branching out into pop and alternative music, in 2017 Matthew began playing cello in live performances for ASTLES, and recording on, and arranging for multiple EPs. Other projects include working with St Jude the Obscure, and Eden Longson's Retromodern Omniphonic Orchestra, with performances at Liverpool International Music Festival, SoundCity and Oslo Mela. Matthew is currently studying at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire with Ulrich Heinen, where he enjoys exploring chamber music repertoire with various ensembles.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
Classical, Baroque, Contemporary classical, Early music, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Opera, Classical crossover, Ambient, Folk, Folk rock, Ceilidh, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Latin jazz, Gypsy jazz, Avant garde, Experimental, Noise music, Originals, Light music, Easy listening, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, R&B, Soul, Vintage, Top 40, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Progressive rock, Calypso, Choro, Cuban music, Cumbia, Klezmer, Latin, Scottish music, Tango, Spanish music
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£40
Up to 1 hour£180
Up to 2 hours£320
Up to 3 hours£460