M A T T H E W C O L E Y
percussionist | soloist | collaborator
Coley hits a new record of works to premiere in 2013-2014 season!!
September 24, 2013 - Coley premiered Jeffrey Holmes' marimba solo Nereus Sonata at Colorado State University. Visit Coley's YouTube Channel to hear this work.
December 13-15, 2013 - SOLSTICE Duo (Coley and Lynn Vartan) premiere Brad Dutz's Masks of Exquisite Dining, a new duo for dulcimer, marimba, and hand drums in Chicago at Links Hall.
January 24, 2014 - Coley premieres Bjorn Berkhout's new solo for dulcimer, Torque at Iowa State University.
February 20, 2014 - Coley premiere's Dexter Morrill's percussion ensemble version of Fantasy with piccolo soloist Scott Metlicka and the ISU Percussion Ensemble.
March 10-18, 2014 - Coley performs the Canadian premiere of Andrew Ardizzoia's Glass House Concerto with the University of Alberta-Edmonton Wind Ensemble and Neil Thornock's Illumination for solo chimes at Minot State University and University of Regina.
March 30, 2014 - Coley performs the premiere of Steve Simpson's new piece Images of Africa for solo dulcimer and percussion quintet with the University of Iowa Percussion Ensemble.
March 31, 2014 - Coley performs Igor Iachimciuc's Rural Sketches for marimba soloist and bass sextet with the Chicago Bass Ensemble at the Chicago Cultural Center.
April 15, 2014 - Coley performs the premiere of Iachimciuc's marimba solo Through flowers and Fanfares and Quantasy by Neil Thornock at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.