Bryan Matheson

Bryan Matheson

Adjunct Instructor: Violin, Viola

Bryan Matheson Bryan Matheson

Violist and violinist Bryan Matheson is a founding member of the Classic Strings Duo with his brother, Kevin, and received critical acclaim at their Carnegie Weill Recital Hall début as part of the Ibla Grand Prize competition winners’ tour. He holds a contract with the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and tours for the Virginia Commission for the Arts as violist in the Rainier Trio.

Matheson performed as violist with the Viva Vivaldi Chamber Orchestra for nine seasons, and recorded for Centaur Records with them. He performed in the Ameropa International Chamber Music Festival in Prague and was principal violist of the festival orchestra. For eight seasons Matheson served as principal violist of the RMA Chamber Orchestra, performing throughout the southeastern United States and in Ireland, including the prestigious West Cork Chamber Music Festival and the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. You can follow him at: www.classicstringsduo.com

Courses Taught

  • Priv Study: Strings – Violin
  • Priv Study: Strings – Viola


  • Matheson has been fortunate to study with David Ehrlich, Outreach Fellow of Fine Arts, Virginia Tech; Simon Aspell, Vanbrugh Quartet; Karel Spelina, Prague Conservatory; Rami Solomonow, Chicago String Quartet and Gregory Sandomirsky, Associate Concertmaster, Kansas City Symphony.