Award winning composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Matthew Rogers’ musical output is as diverse as his interests. He has composed numerous soundtracks for documentaries, animations, feature films, short films, and television series. He has been nominated for seven Leo awards, winning the award in both 2009 and 2010.
A recipient of the Vancouver New Music Young Composers award in 2003, Matthew has since been commissioned by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble, the Laudate Singers, and Vancouver New Music. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia Music Composition program as well as the renowned Capilano College Jazz Studies Program.
From 2004 to 2006, he apprenticed with Vancouver film composer Ari Wise working on such shows as “Falcon Beach”, “X-Quest” and “How Do They Do It?”. As a music producer Matthew has worked with the likes of Gordie Johnson (Big Sugar, Grady), Steven Drake (The Odds, The Tragically Hip), and Howard Bilerman (Arcade Fire, Basia Bulat). Matt’s score to the Lifetime Television Movie “GONE” was very well received:
"We were thrilled with Matt's music on GONE. He did an amazing job. Everyone was very, very happy. He's a real gem." - Grant Harvey, director.
Matt was recently honored with 2 Leo Award Nominations, one for his score to the Lifetime Movie, "Gone" starring Molly Parker. He has just finished the score to the Lifetime Televisio movie, "She Made Them Do It", starring Jenna Dewan-Tatum.
Visit Matt's Vimeo Channel to watch video demo reels of his work.