Mathew Taylor has been out the front of bands for over a decade now. He has held the position of Assistant Musical Director for the Werribee Concert Band, and Hobsons Bay City Band, lead the Werribee Concert Band & Stage Band, and conducted the R.M.I.T. Student Orchestra. Mat is currently the Musical Director of the Werribee Concert Band and has held this position since late 2007.
Mat studied conducting at the ABODA Victoria 2007 conducting summer school under the guidance of Dr Rob McWilliams from the University of Wisconsin. Professionally Mat works for Yamaha Music Australia as Product Manager – Band and Orchestral. In this role, Mat has a hands-on approach to all aspects of the band and orchestral portfolio and regularly attends, supports and helps co-ordinate a large range of education events. Previous to this, Mat worked as an Education Specialist specialising in Band and Orchestral repertoire.