M. Hodgins Resume

Obviously a very capable musician, Matthew is adept at both Bass & DrumsRuss Freeman, Grammy Winner.

Name: Matthew Hodgins Age: 54yrs Email: strikeabass[at]gmail.com


  • Department for Education and Skills, LONDON England, Qualified Teacher Status, 2002.
  • Institute of Education, University College London, LONDON England, Post Graduate Certificate Education, 2001.
  • Brunel University, LONDON England, BA (Joint Honours) Computer Studies and Music, 1999.
  • Brunel University w/ DRUMTECH & BASSTECH, LONDON England, Joint Diploma in Professional Music, 1992.


  • English Prof Director & Principal 2024-Present Southern Van. Isle BC.
  • Begin Piano Director & Principal 2021-Present Southern Van. Isle BC.
  • Sample Lesson Scheme Director & Principal 2021-Present Southern Van. Isle BC.
  • Drumming Workshops Independent Visiting Teacher, 2011-Present, 200 Professional Engagements, BC Canada.
  • Long & McQuade Lesson Centre Bass Guitar & Drum Set Teacher, 2019, Victoria BC.
  • Vancouver Biennale Artist Collaborator, 2016-Present, BC Provincial Schools.
  • Drumeo Online Education, [listed] Instructor, 2015-Present, International.
  • Vancouver School Board Resident Artist, 2013-2015, Greater Vancouver Schools.
  • ArtStarts AIC Visiting Artist, 2012-2019, BC Canada.
  • Queen Margaret’s School Drum Set Teacher, 2011-2013, Duncan BC.
  • Sooke Academy Orchestral Percussion Teacher, 2011-2013, Sooke BC.
  • Dorset County Council Education Directorate, Funded Travelling Teacher, 2001-2010, Dorset England.
  • In 15 years, attached to Schools in both the UK and Canada, Matthew has presented to approximately 4500 children and 100s of Adults too.


Matthew’s demo material can be seen far and wide online – look him up. At 50 years old, with Qualified Teacher Status, a high competency on Drum Set, Percussion and Bass Guitar; and international experience as a Music Producer and Band Manager – you won’t find a more able Visiting Teacher! He performed seven times at Glastonbury Festival (Largest Rock Festival Europe) he also successfully led his own Band, in a 30 year professional career, and now he’s turned his enthusiasm and tenacity to Film Music Development.


All enquiries welcome:

i) Try this (Home) number first: 236 478 7326
ii) Then try this (Cell) number 250 507 6155

Email: drummingsolutions[at]gmail.com