… just some of the orchestras who have booked Morgensterns clients during the past year.
tel. 020 8649 9669 teleteam@morgensterns.com

Matthew Strover (Cello) Profile

other items of interest …


  • St. Endellion 60th Summer Festival Orchestra, 2018
  • London Russian Ballet School Orchestra, Co-principal, 2017
  • Southbank Sinfonia Alumni Orchestra, Tutti, 2017
  • St. Endellion 59th Summer Festival Orchestra, Co-principal and tutti, 2017
  • Young Musicians' Symphony Orchestra, Principal, 2016
  • Ulysses Symphony Orchestra (China Tour), Co-principal, 2016
  • Southbank Sinfonia, Reserve 2016
  • St. Endellion 58th Summer Festival Orchestra, Co-principal and tutti, 2016
  • University of London Symphony Orchestra, Principal, 2015

Musical Theatre

  • Bishopsgate Institute Orchestra (West Side Story), 2018
  • London Musical Theatre Orchestra ('A Christmas Carol' at Lyceum Theatre, London), 2017

Recording and Session Work

  • Libera Album for Project Instrumental, 2018
  • Walkers Crisp Advert (Angel Recording Studios), 2018
  • Lee Mead Album '10 Years', 2017
  • Rachel Tucker Album 'On the road', 2017

Matthew Strover, born in Upminster, is a freelance cellist. After beginning his training at the Junior Royal Academy of Music he has since graduated from Trinity Laban with a Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours and from the Royal College of Music as a Master of Performance with orchestral specialism.

Matthew has performed at the St. Endellion Summer Festival since 2016 taking part in orchestral concerts under Ryan Wigglesworth, Martyn Brabbins and Aidan Oliver, in addition to chamber music engagements (Walton Façade and Mahler Piano Quartet).

He has performed with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra at venues such as the Lyceum Theatre, and recorded as a session musician for Lee Mead and Rachel Tucker's albums, boys' choir Libera and TV adverts.

As a soloist his engagements with orchestras have included concerti by Elgar, Haydn, Dvorak and Bruch, and he has been active as a chamber musician with various ensembles for a number of years. He has toured Europe and China with orchestras on a number of occasions.


Graduate studies

  • Royal College of Music - Master of Performance with Orchestral Specialism, 2013-2015
  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance - Bachelor of Music (Honours) First Class, 2009 - 2013
  • Royal Academy of Music, Junior Department, 2006-2009

Prizes and Awards

  • Awarded the Silver Medal for String Playing at Trinity Laban, 2013.
  • Awarded the String Quartet in Residence, West Dean College, Chichester.
  • Awarded the Entrance Scholarship at Trinity Laban, 2009.
  • Awarded the Entrance Scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music, Junior Department, 2006.


  • Alexander Chaushian, 2013-2015
  • Natalia Pavlutskaya 2009-2013
  • Bozidar Vukotic 2006-2009
  • Jo Warren (Rudgley) 2000-2006


  • Alexander Ivashkin
  • Timothy Gill
  • Matthew Barley
  • Leonard Elschenbroich
  • Natalie Clein
  • Michael Bochmann
  • Wihan, Chilingirian, Finzi and Danish String Quartets

Matthew joined Morgensterns in July 2018

Matthew's web profile was last updated 28th Mar 2019


Matthew Strover (Cello) Profile

Education/Outreach experience

  • Cello coach at Thames Reach Youth Orchestra, Orchestral Workshop, 2018
  • Cello support at YMCA Orchestra, Romford, 2016
  • Cello mentor at Essex Youth Orchestra, 2014
  • Cello mentor at Royal Opera House Take Five Summer School, 2013

Teaching experience

  • Cello teacher at Coopers' Company and Coborn School, 2017 (Current)
  • Cello teacher at Royal Russell School, South Croydon, 2017 (Current)
  • Cello teacher at Havering Music School, Hornchurch, 2013 (Current)
  • Private cello teacher, Upminster, 2011 (Current)


Matthew Strover (Cello) Profile

Matthew Strover Booking Form

What would you like to book Matthew Strover for?

Matthew Strover (Cello) Profile

The premier UK agency for orchestral and session musicians.
Matthew Strover cello, web profile
Matthew Strover (Cello)

The Premier UK Agency for Orchestral and Session Musicians.

If you require musicians for a concert, recital or to enhance an event,
please call Morgensterns Teleteam.

Logo, Morgensterns Diary Service Mobile

The premier UK agency for Orchestral and Session Musicians.

If you require musicians for a concert, recital or to enhance an event,
please call Morgensterns Teleteam.