Matthew Reid is an eclectic classically trained composer with an impressive background. Currently, he creates music for The Second City-Toronto, where he performs his soundtracks live contributing to many award winning revues. Matt is a specialist in providing live soundtracks for comedic and improv theatrical productions, and has performed with comedians from SCTV, SNL, and Whose Line is it Anyway? His music has been used on The Comedy Network, The Food Network, and ESPN Classic, and soon will be performed by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Peter Oundjian.
Matthew Reid has composed music for theatrical productions for over ten years, and here is what the critics are saying:
"... consistently brilliant accompaniment"- Richard Ouzounian TORONTO STAR
“Matthew Reid adds texture and oomph to scenes with some well-placed notes”- Glenn Sumi NOW
“Matthew Reid is the master of music”- Paula Citron CLASSICAL 96.3 FM
"Nicely fitting musical accompaniment"- Brad Wheeler GLOBE AND MAIL
“Matt Reid’s improvised musical background never misses the mark”- John Terauds TORONTO STAR
"... if you are film producer and / or you are looking for some background music for one of Shakespeare's plays or something similar, well look no further." - Peter Massey GREEN MAN REVIEW