Matt Cossey - Nexus ICA
Nexus ICA faculty member, Matt Cossey
Head of Popular Music

Matt is an experienced performer, session musician and musical director who brings a wealth of musical experience to Nexus ICA.  Having played and studied alongside many top professionals he continues to love learning, developing his musicality and imparting that to students.

As well as teaching and performing worldwide, Matt enjoys giving his time to composing, arranging and producing music in the studio. Having also studied Music Technology, students can be sure that they will have the opportunity to develop skills that reach beyond their instrument and into all areas of their musicality.  Matt loves helping students reach their goals and develop into rounded, employable musicians. Through his leading of the performance modules and input into the Piano & Keyboards pathway, students gain access to his dynamic teaching and unique industry experience.

Matt is an official Nord Keyboards Artist and is known for his ability to craft sounds and use keyboard technology creatively in a live playing environment. He regularly travels to LA, Frankfurt and Stockholm to demonstrate and teach how to use Nord keyboards. You can find out more about Matt’s musical endeavours and his work with Nord Keyboards at his website mattcossey.co.uk.

Matt has a BA Honours in Popular Music Performance, is an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is currently studying for an MA in Popular Music Performance at the University of West London.

YouTube Resources

As well as producing official Nord tutorials, Matt produces a number resources for keys players including scores, backing tracks and patches.  If you would like to access any of these please contact him.