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Adam MatthesAdam Matthes, viola, performs as soloist and chamber musician, exploring a wide variety of repertoire. He has frequented the Aspen Music Festival, and also has performed in the Chintimini Chamber Music Festival in Corvallis, Oregon, Spoleto Festival USA, and the AIMS Festival in Graz, Austria. Notable collaborations include performances with Kenji Bunch, Sarah Chang, Alexander Kerr, and members of the Colorado and New Jersey Symphonies.

In May of 2007, he toured the People’s Republic of China with the Zhang Piano Quintet. Taking an earnest interest in new music, he has worked with notable composers Jacob Avshalomov, Kenji Bunch, Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon and Krzysztof Penderecki, and has also premiered many new works by young composers.

A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and the Shepherd School of Music, he studied with John Graham, James Dunham and Joan Derhovsepian, and has played in master classes for Victoria Chiang, Roberto Diaz, Hsin-yun Huang, Jeffrey Irvine, and Tabea Zimmerman.

He lives in Manhattan, where he focuses on New Music.