Matt Constantine is a composer and cellist working primarily with film and new media from his base in west London. He trained at Trinity College of Music in London and has composed for audio-visual shows, films and Primetime television. His work has been shown in cinema, on television, on national radio and on stages across the world. He has premiered works by Sir John Tavener (live on Radio 3) and Lorne Balfe (as a duet with the composer). Matt has worked with some of the top UK production companies and had music published by EMI, BMG and other publishers. Previous commissions include the Film Freestyle for Film London and Revolver entertainment, Channel 4 documentaries ‘The Complainers’ and ‘Kid Criminals’. He has also had many other music placements in assorted TV shows across the world. Previous clients include Dragonfly TV, Plum Pictures, Endemol and Shine groups, Film London, Creative England, Revolver entertainment.
He is also an active performer who has played in venues across the world. Highlights include Sydney Opera House, The Albert Hall, Prospect Park in NYC, Esplanade Park in Singapore. Artists he has played for include Suzerain, DJ Tigerstyle, Nathan ‘Flutebox’ Lee, Drugstore, and Shelly Bonet. and he has played in support to acts including Franz Ferdinand, Talvin Singh, Asian Dub Foundation, Trilok Gurtu and many others.
Matt also is an active recording session player. He has recorded cello for adverts, games by Creative Assembly, TV dramas including Doctor Who on the BBC, Sky drama The Five, Channel 4s Humans and various documentary series. TV, film and Media composers he has worked with include Henry Lai, Ian Honeyman, Ian Livingstone, James O’Connell, Michael Maidment, Mike Jennings, Peter Linn, Philip Guyler, Romain Paillot, Sarah Warne, Segun Akinola and Jerome Leroy.
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For more information on Matt’s previous and current composing and live projects, check out the portfolio page. For more information about booking Matt as a session player either in person or remotely, find more information and testimonials on the online session cello page. You can also see a gig archive of some of the previous concerts Matt has performed in.
Contact Matt by email here.