Iain Matheson comes from Glasgow. He graduated Bmus from Glasgow University, where his composition teachers included George Newson and Lyell Cresswell. After completing his studies he worked as pianist/composer with a theatre group, and piano teacher in schools. He has also worked for the Church of Scotland, both in Scotland and in Prague. Iain now lives near Edinburgh, where he works as a piano teacher.
Iain's work includes instrumental, chamber, vocal, and orchestral music. Performances include those by Ensemble Aleph, Ensemble Bash, Kevin Bowyer, Isabel Ettanauer, Cappella Nova, Chamber Group of Scotland, Ensemble East 17, Emperor String Quartet, Peter Evans, Burkhard Mohr, Ananda Sukarlan, Frances-Marie Uitti and Andreas van Zoelen. His music celebrates and explores musical shapes before any other expressive intention.
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