Things Musicians Don't Talk About

Episode 10- Matt Geer

October 02, 2020 Hattie Butterworth
Things Musicians Don't Talk About
Episode 10- Matt Geer
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Things Musicians Don't Talk About
Episode 10- Matt Geer
Oct 02, 2020
Hattie Butterworth

In this episode I speak to composer, pianist and organist, Matt Geer about his diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder. Matt has recently graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has started his PhD at Queen's University Belfast. Matt talks to me about the process of writing his opera, Sane and Sound, and about how making his disorder and symptoms come to life on stage was a comforting and healing process. We also speak about his faith journey towards profession as a Tertiary in the Society of St Francis and how prayer has become a way of life for Matt.

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In this episode I speak to composer, pianist and organist, Matt Geer about his diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder. Matt has recently graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has started his PhD at Queen's University Belfast. Matt talks to me about the process of writing his opera, Sane and Sound, and about how making his disorder and symptoms come to life on stage was a comforting and healing process. We also speak about his faith journey towards profession as a Tertiary in the Society of St Francis and how prayer has become a way of life for Matt.