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Matthias Schack-Arnott

Matthias Schack-Arnott

Matthias Schack-Arnott

percussionist

Graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School in 2006, Matthias Schack-Arnott has had experience playing in a host of orchestral, improvisational and new music ensembles. Matthias has worked with instrument builders, sculptors, dancers, composers and sound designers, and has performed with among others Speak Percussion, Glass Percussion Project, Aphids, Australian Youth Orchestra, Robert Vincs Trio, and is a casual percussionist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. In 2004, Matthias took part in an international exchange in spending a year in Denmark studying with Professor Gert Mortensen and Gert Sorensen (Principal Percussion, Danish Radio Symhpony). Since 2007, Matthias has been engaged in a mentorship program with Speak Percussion, one of Australia's leading percussive arts groups. He is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Music Performance at the Victorian College of the Arts.