Matt Withers - Australian Guitarist is creating Music
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Matt Withers is an ambassador for Australian music, a well-established classical guitar pedagogue, performer and role model for musicians across the country.

His career to date has seen him perform with highly esteemed artists of the likes of William Barton, Sally Whitwell, Acacia Quartet, many national orchestras as well as maintaining strong commitments in the leading Australian chamber music group Guitar Trek alongside Timothy Kain.

Matt has a strong history of performing, recording and commissioning Australian works from distinguished composers as well as from generational peers. With solo and chamber studio albums released on ABC Classics(Australia) and Soundset Recordings (USA), he thrives on taking this music to wider audiences, broadening and expanding their musical horizons.

His entrepreneurial activities include the creation and development of the Matt Withers Australian Music Composition Competition which gives an avenue of support for Australian composers to have their music reach the ears and hearts of their audience. Matt has presented lectures on his passion The Entrepreneurial Guitarist in Europe to blossoming artists, eager to also find their niche in the musical world.

Matt has performed across the globe including being featured as a Rising Starat the World Expo in Shanghai (China). He has given showcase performances across Australia, New Zealand and Europe with highlights at embassies, universities, festivals and for community organisations. Matt has been invited to be an adjudicator for major guitar competitions including the Melbourne International Guitar Festival (Australia) and the Uppsala Guitar Festival (Sweden).

He is a mentor for young, emerging guitarists and musicians as shown through his role as Patron for the Senior Ensemble of SAYGE – the South Australian Youth Guitar Ensemble. Matt is regularly invited to present masterclasses for tertiary students around Australia and internationally having mentored in Canberra, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, the Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music (Wellington) and across Europe at institutions in France and Sweden.
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Thank YOU
$1 or more per month 0 patrons
By supporting, you'll feel all warm and fuzzy inside, knowing that you're supporting the time a musician devotes to their music. Even the smallest of donations are a huge contribution to ongoing business costs for musicians including website hosting, insurances and even venue hire & marketing costs.
Online shoutout!
$5 or more per month 0 patrons
I'll follow you on Twitter and I'll tweet you with THANKS and a photo of your personal air guitar!


This level of patronage will go a long way to support the practice time needed to stay at the top of my game as I work towards my next musical collaborations and album recordings.

Plucking great!
$10 or more per month 0 patrons
This level of ongoing support for an artist is wonderfully generous!


You'll have special access to exclusive videos of my practice progress, showing you directly that you're supporting the time a musician needs to develop their music!


From time to time, you'll also receive special surprises including discount codes for albums, concerts and more!

Level of advice
$75 or more per month 0 patrons
Once a month, I will personally review & critique a video that you submit of your playing so you can continue to develop your own skill on the guitar. Your own personal masterclass!


Alternatively, every two continuous months of your support, I will give you a 30 minute Skype lesson on guitar and we can chat about music!


Of course, you'll also have access to lower level tiers with discount codes and practice videos.

Gold Donor
$121 or more per month 0 patrons
WOW! You really love my music and I'm forever grateful!


As soon as you become a Gold Donor, I will send you a physical copy of one of my back catalogue albums, signed with a handwritten letter of Thanks!


For this price of just a coffee per day, EVERY MONTH you'll receive exclusive updates on my activities with behind the scenes photos and even thoughts of what projects are on the horizon.


Whenever new albums are released, current Gold Donors will receive a free signed copy PLUS I will send digital recordings of albums when they are mastered, well before the offical release dates for your early enjoyment of the music I've strived to perfect.


Of course, you'll receive Gold level discount codes and invites to special events too!

Goals
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I'd love to reach 10 donors who feel so strongly about my music that they feel they can contribute towards making it easier to develop my craft further and for me to stay at the top of my game!
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Matt Withers is an ambassador for Australian music, a well-established classical guitar pedagogue, performer and role model for musicians across the country.

His career to date has seen him perform with highly esteemed artists of the likes of William Barton, Sally Whitwell, Acacia Quartet, many national orchestras as well as maintaining strong commitments in the leading Australian chamber music group Guitar Trek alongside Timothy Kain.

Matt has a strong history of performing, recording and commissioning Australian works from distinguished composers as well as from generational peers. With solo and chamber studio albums released on ABC Classics(Australia) and Soundset Recordings (USA), he thrives on taking this music to wider audiences, broadening and expanding their musical horizons.

His entrepreneurial activities include the creation and development of the Matt Withers Australian Music Composition Competition which gives an avenue of support for Australian composers to have their music reach the ears and hearts of their audience. Matt has presented lectures on his passion The Entrepreneurial Guitarist in Europe to blossoming artists, eager to also find their niche in the musical world.

Matt has performed across the globe including being featured as a Rising Starat the World Expo in Shanghai (China). He has given showcase performances across Australia, New Zealand and Europe with highlights at embassies, universities, festivals and for community organisations. Matt has been invited to be an adjudicator for major guitar competitions including the Melbourne International Guitar Festival (Australia) and the Uppsala Guitar Festival (Sweden).

He is a mentor for young, emerging guitarists and musicians as shown through his role as Patron for the Senior Ensemble of SAYGE – the South Australian Youth Guitar Ensemble. Matt is regularly invited to present masterclasses for tertiary students around Australia and internationally having mentored in Canberra, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, the Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music (Wellington) and across Europe at institutions in France and Sweden.

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Tiers
Thank YOU
$1 or more per month 0 patrons
By supporting, you'll feel all warm and fuzzy inside, knowing that you're supporting the time a musician devotes to their music. Even the smallest of donations are a huge contribution to ongoing business costs for musicians including website hosting, insurances and even venue hire & marketing costs.
Online shoutout!
$5 or more per month 0 patrons
I'll follow you on Twitter and I'll tweet you with THANKS and a photo of your personal air guitar!


This level of patronage will go a long way to support the practice time needed to stay at the top of my game as I work towards my next musical collaborations and album recordings.

Plucking great!
$10 or more per month 0 patrons
This level of ongoing support for an artist is wonderfully generous!


You'll have special access to exclusive videos of my practice progress, showing you directly that you're supporting the time a musician needs to develop their music!


From time to time, you'll also receive special surprises including discount codes for albums, concerts and more!

Level of advice
$75 or more per month 0 patrons
Once a month, I will personally review & critique a video that you submit of your playing so you can continue to develop your own skill on the guitar. Your own personal masterclass!


Alternatively, every two continuous months of your support, I will give you a 30 minute Skype lesson on guitar and we can chat about music!


Of course, you'll also have access to lower level tiers with discount codes and practice videos.

Gold Donor
$121 or more per month 0 patrons
WOW! You really love my music and I'm forever grateful!


As soon as you become a Gold Donor, I will send you a physical copy of one of my back catalogue albums, signed with a handwritten letter of Thanks!


For this price of just a coffee per day, EVERY MONTH you'll receive exclusive updates on my activities with behind the scenes photos and even thoughts of what projects are on the horizon.


Whenever new albums are released, current Gold Donors will receive a free signed copy PLUS I will send digital recordings of albums when they are mastered, well before the offical release dates for your early enjoyment of the music I've strived to perfect.


Of course, you'll receive Gold level discount codes and invites to special events too!