Matthew plays an EM Winston BBb tuba for most classical engagements.
Matthew’s primary sousaphone is a silver Beuscher in BBb. It was built in 1923 in Elkhart, Indiana.
Agnes is a custom-built double-belled fiberglass sousaphone, decorated to look like a two-headed dragon.
Matthew acquired the horn in 2017, and its previous history is unknown.
Matthew’s pedal board features the following electronics:
Sennheiser XSW 1-908 Wireless Instrument Microphone
DigiTech Bass Whammy
Electro-Harmonix Nano Bass Big Muff
Dunlop Crybaby Mini Bass Wah
Electro-Harmonix Bass Clone Analog Chorus
TC Electronic The Prophet Digital Delay Effect Pedal
TC Electronic Ditto Looper
TC Electronic SpectraDrive Preamp