About Matt Barwegen
Matt Barwegen, the violist, has played in Midwest orchestras for 12 years, after earning a Performer’s Certificate in 2009 from Lynn Conservatory in Boca Raton, FL, where he studied with pedagogue Ralph Fielding. Mr. Barwegen also has a B.A. in Psychology from Wheaton College, a Professional Studies degree from San Francisco Conservatory, and a Masters in Viola Performance from Illinois State University.
Currently, Mr. Barwegen keeps an active private viola and violin studio in the greater Chicago area, where his students are members of the Chicago Youth Symphonies and New Lenox area orchestras. He is a long-term member of Orchestra Iowa, South Bend Symphony, and Illinois Philharmonic, and frequently plays with many other regional orchestras.