Our Musical Director is Mat Taylor.
Music is not just a hobby for Mat. It is his passion. A member of the Band for over 10 years, when not directing Mat is principally a trumpet player, but is also known in the community for his abilities on most brass instruments. Lately Mat has taken up the Bass Guitar.
Mat has been out the front of bands for nearly 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 Union Orchestra. Mat has been musical director of the Werribee Concert Band since late 2010.
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 a Victorian Sales Manager. Previous to this, Mat worked as an Education Specialist specialising in Band and Orchestral repertoire for Future Music Australia.