Matt Sellick, Flamenco Guitar

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Jean McNulty Recital Hall
Event Fee: 
Free Admission
Event Contact Name: 
Jennifer Howie
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Lecture Demonstration

Matt Sellick, Flamenco Guitar
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
12:30 pm, Jean McNulty Recital Hall
William H. Buset Centre for Music and Visual Arts
Free Admission
Funded by the Local 591 Thunder Bay Musicians’ Associationthrough the Music Performance Trust Fund



Matt Sellick is a flamenco guitarist, composer, and recording artist from Thunder Bay, Ontario. He takes a unique approach to traditional flamenco and instrumental music. He has studied flamenco in Spain with with some of the world’s greatest flamenco guitarists, in particular Oscar Herrero. Matt has performed as a featured soloist with the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra and Consortium Aurora Borealis, played in the band of Canadian guitarist Jesse Cook, and accompanied performances of the Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company in Toronto. He has also performed in the Montreal Flamenco Festival. With the help of grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts, Matt has produced two solo records (Nocturne and After Rain) and has written a suite of orchestral arrangements for his own guitar pieces. His most recent recording project is called North Shore and has been funded by the Ontario Arts Council. It took place in summer 2018 and was composed and recorded in the parks around Lake Superior. Matt is a graduate of the Music program at Lakehead University.