Matthew Costello Music

Matthew has been active in the Richmond, VA Music Community for many years as a songwriter/composer/producer.

He currently serves as the President of the Virginia Organization of Composers and Lyricists (VOCAL). He has been a member since the early 1990's and also served as President from 1998 - 2000.

d3a_crp_150Among Matthew's many collaborators is Derek Abbott. They have a catalog of songs under the name of Abbott Costello. They have been writing together for over 30 years and have created a variety of material of which they are very proud.


Matthew performed live with the band Rodeo Clown in the early 2000's.
Band members were Eileen Edmonds, William and Denise Perritt, Danny Vinson and Christie Wright. Rodeo Clown's music has been described as both Americana and eclectic.
the_taters3_150He also have had the pleasure of occasionally sitting in with The Taters. Incredible harmonies and outstanding musicianship. Craig Evans and Brad Tucker - great music.

The song Diggin' For Elvis (co-written with Roy Kauffman) appears on the Planetary Records release Floating Folk Festival Volume 2 available. His most recent self-produced album, Return, is available as a digital download.Please drop me an e-mail iwith any questions or comments

Thanks for listening!