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Matthew Lister, Classical Guitarist

Matthew Lister: Classical Guitarist

Imagine you could capture the passion of a symphony, the rhythm of a tango, or the tender voice of a lullaby all on a single guitar.

Matthew Lister has been doing just that for over 12 years for a variety of occasions and venues: weddings, parties, recitals, concert halls and restaurants.

Matthew Lister Wedding Guitarist

Matthew Lister – An Experienced Guitarist:

Based in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire, Matthew Lister graduated summa cum laude from the University of New Hampshire’s Music Performance Program in 2001. There he honed his ability to perform, arrange and compose in a variety of styles for the guitar.

Matthew’s current repertoire ranges from classical to ragtime, Latin, flamenco, pop, rock and Celtic music. Currently he performs and teaches throughout New England.

Matthew Lister has been performing solo guitar in weddings, recitals and concerts since the age of 15. If you need help arranging a program for your special event, Matthew has the experience and the dedication to arrange and perform any piece you would like to hear.

If you’re not sure what kind of music would be suitable for your occasion, Matthew can help you pick the sound that is right for you.


“Thank you so much for providing your beautiful guitar for our ceremony and cocktail hour. Thanks for baring with us to allow for an outdoor ceremony. I still can’t get over the irony of the rainbow and “Here Comes the Sun” as the recessional. How perfect! So many people have been complimenting your work. Thanks for making our wedding so incredible.”
– Mr & Mrs. Tarpey, married on October 19, 2014 at the Union Bluff Hotel in York, Maine

“Our ceremony was exactly what I envisioned, and for that I am so thankful. Your music was the perfect addition to our day.”
– Jon and Katyanne Zink, married September 17, 2011 at St. Martin’s Church in Somersworth, New Hampshire

“The sound was perfect for our outdoor wedding ceremony. Matt is so easy to work with; he made the planning process a lot of fun. He helped us select music from classic to contemporary and was open to learning new material.”
– Tim and Debbie Pine, married on August 26, 2006 at the Spring Hill in South Berwick, Maine

“Matthew Lister added a unique and beautiful sound to our wedding. We weren’t sure what we wanted but Matt helped us select the right pieces for our ceremony.”
– Jim and Nicole Finitsis, married on July 2, 2006 at the New England Center in Durham, New Hampshire

Booking Info:
To inquire about booking Matthew Lister for a wedding or an event, please contact his agency, Cuzin Richard Entertainment Associates, via this contact form:

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Or call:
Cuzin Richard Entertainment Associates
93 High Street #1
Portsmouth NH 03801
Phone: 603-436-8596
Toll Free: 866-430-1789
Fax: 603-433-2787

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