30th Anniversary Concert, Oxford Town Hall 17 November 2019

This year the concert will consist of keyboard ensembles from the advanced courses, but also added extras to celebrate our anniversary!

Exact timings are to be confirmed, but please use the following as a guide: rehearsals from approx 11 - 1.30pm (we will give you a smaller slot within...

Junior Concert & Young Composers Concert Amey Theatre June 2019

Lorraine Chapman writes:

"The Matrix Annual Junior Concert on 16th June 2019 was my first since joining the team in November 2018, and it was such an exhilarating experience, from 9am when I turned up to help the team set up and go through the rehearsals, to 5pm when we finally...

Apple photoshoot

Some beautiful pictures taken of our Apple Course for children aged 2 years old (and their adult).

We are very grateful to Lisa June Rose Photography for her beautiful photographs.



Matrix is 30! A potted history

It's difficult to believe we opened our doors 30 years ago! We have had and will have more events to celebrate this significant birthday.

Click here to order a specially designed 30th anniversary T shirt!


Matrix features in Music Teacher magazine! April 2019

We are proud to report that Yamaha's Junior Music Course features in this month's Music Teacher magazine!

The article focuses on the benefits of JMC - especially the creative aspects, and tells the story of two graduates of JMC, now composing and performing musicians. One of these is our...

Self-regulation: presentation by Alison Baker March 2019

Matrix teachers were treated to an introduction on 'Self-Regulation' by Alison Baker, practitioner and Matrix parent.
This approach is a growing phenomenon - notably with great success in Canadian schools - and dovetails perfectly with the Yamaha principles of developmentally appropriate...

Improvisation Workshop Series: "The Desire to be Creative" Feb-Mar 2019

Matrix hosted a series of four improvisation workshops run by George Haslam.
Workshops looked at the development of musical improvisation starting from different bases and origins; including elements of music – melody, rhythm, harmony, etc. abstract interpretation and free improvisation. ...

Mariangela Vacatello plays at Matrix June 2018

We were incredibly proud to welcome Mariangela Vacatello to play at the final of the Music at Matrix concert series this year Her piano performance was incredible, and the programme was an interesting mixture of well-known and much lesser-known pieces. Earlier in the day, our students were able...


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