Audio Workshop is owned and managed by Matt Chapman, based in Wellington New Zealand. Matt has extensive music and audio industry experience spanning 20 years.

Matt has worked as a live sound engineer, in the AV industry and for two of the top Pro Audio wholesale/importers, representing some of the best brands in the world; JBLCrownAKGSoundcraftBSS audioDBXLexiconShure and QSC.

Audio workshop exists to provide professional sound system design and installation services across its vertical market.

A cross section of design projects have included:

  •  Auckland Cloud VIP Lounge
  • Dunedin Town Hall – Glenroy Room
  • James Cook Hotel Conference Rooms
  • City West Church – New Plymouth
  • Lone Star Bar and Restaurant – Taupo
  • Salvation Army – Upper Hutt
  • Nations Christian Church – Dunedin
  • Rathkeale College Performance Theatre – Greytown 



Sound Reinforcement for Technicians – SynAudCon, USA

QSC Qsys level 1 Design – DSP Programming

Shure Axient Technical Certification – Shure Asia, Hong Kong

BSS Soundweb London Level 1 – DSP Programming

BSS Soundweb London Level 2 – DSP Programming

Matt has extensive experience using a range of international industry standard software:

  • EASE, Electro Acoustic Simulation Software – used for Audio System Design
  • Smaart v7 Software – System Commissioning and Tuning, Acoustic Analysis.
  • Star Draw – System Schematics
I have had the pleasure of working with Matt Chapman in various capacities for many years. Matt has provided me with exceptional service and valuable advice in regards to equipment purchases for my busy Wellington recording and production studio. I value his knowledge, expertise and willingness to solve problems. I thoroughly recommend Matt to all potential clients whether in Studio or Live Sound industry – Matt knows his stuff, and is excellent to deal with in all respects.
Geoff Duncan