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.

Alejandra plays at the 2011 EJOC in Hamburg

Listen to Alejandra Priestman-Degano's piece 'Theme and Variations'. Alejandra and her teacher, Lindsay MacKenzie, travelled to Hamburg to perform her piece at Europe's fourth European Junior Original Concert.



Nathan plays at the 2010 EJOC in Vienna

Nathan Hawkes, 11, represented the UK at this year's EJOC. His composition, 'Forest in a Nutshell', has three movements: The Squirrel, The Bear and The Eagle. Co-performers included students from Germany, France, Austria, Greece and Portugal. Nathan is currently studying JXC Book 8 with Antonia...

Matrix's 20th anniversary concert, 2009

 We celebrated Matrix's 20th year with a concert at Oxford Town Hall, where the extension and advanced course students played and sang. The programme includes a 'potted history' of Matrix.

Imogen performs her piece at EJOC in Paris, 2007

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Imogen Reay, 11, travelled to Paris in the company of family, teachers and classmates, where she performed alongside young composers from Italy, France and Germany. Her composition is entitled 'The Chicken and the Rooster'.This was the...

Radiohead comes to Matrix 2007

Bass guitarist Colin Greenwood and producer Nigel Godrich invited thirty Junior Extension children to help realise an idea for one of the tracks on Radiohead's forthcoming album. The whole experience was great fun - for parents as well!


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