Matthew Everingham is a New York City-based music director, pianist, arranger and composer. As a composer his music has been heard across the United States and the world including London, Prague, Malta and around New Zealand. As a music director and pianist, Matthew works regularly in New York City theatre and cabaret venues and has worked in theatres across the United States. He is a proud member of the American Federation of Musician's Local 802 Union (New York City).
Recent United States highlights include Billy Elliot and Cabaret at Hangar Theatre, Bring My Crown: Miss America Sings Broadway at Feinstein's/54 Below, Teaching Artist Residencies with Broadway's Roundabout Theatre Company, Hairspray, and Grease with Royal Caribbean Productions, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder at the Flea Theatre, Little Shop of Horrors with Weathervane Theatre (as featured by the New York Times), The Sound of Music at Northern Stage, Next to Normal and Man of La Mancha at Tibbits Opera House (BroadwayWorld Nominee, Best Music Direction) and appearances at Green Room 42, Triad Theatre, Don't Tell Mama and Pangea in New York City.
New Zealand highlights include Wicked, Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Mary Poppins, Legally Blonde, Jesus Christ Superstar, Mamma Mia! We Will Rock You, Evita, Ragtime, Little Women, Catch Me If You Can and The Vocal Collective USA tour which included Carnegie Hall.
Matthew holds Bachelors of Music and Laws with Honors (University of Canterbury) and is an alumni of NYU’s Steinhardt Summer Film Scoring program. Matthew is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in the High Court of New Zealand.
BILLY ELLIOT AT HANGAR THEATRE
"The Hangar Theatre’s midsummer show is a winner –– “Billy Elliot: The Musical” is full of heart, hope, and talent... Matthew Everingham's small orchestra provides plenty of energy" - Ithaca Times (July 2023)
CABARET AT HANGAR THEATRE
Directed by Sanaz Ghajar and Ben Hobbs, Music Directed by Matthew Everingham and Kevin Smith. Ithaca Times noted the production was "strongly sung, well-acted, instrumentally swinging."
Katie Harman, Miss America 2002 with a prominent career in opera, musical theater, and television, makes her Feinstein’s/54 Below and New York City solo concert debut in Bring My Crown! Miss America Sings Broadway. Music Directed by Matthew Everingham, featuring Kate Shindle (AEA President) and Jimmie Herrod (America's Got Talent).
'INDECISIVELY YOURS: JAYSON KERR' AT GREEN ROOM 42
"A wonderful new arrangement of "Defying Gravity" in which Kerr and Musical Director Matt Everingham restructured the sound and vibe of the modern-day classic" - Stephen Mosher of BroadwayWorld
"Music Director Matthew Everingham and Show Director Charles Burr took it upon themselves to compile a wide range of show tunes to showcase the rhythms of America." - Encore Michigan (June 2021)
Long Island Concert Orchestra featured pianist Matthew Everingham in their concert series 'A Salute to the Movies' and the Tilles Center in Long Island.