Matthew Daline enjoys a national and international career as an educator, chamber musician, and viola soloist. He received the bachelor of music degree from The Juilliard School where he served as Teaching Assistant, and made his solo debut in Carnegie Hall as the top- prizewinner of the Artists International Competition, NY. Professor Daline completed the master of music degree at Yale University as a Teaching Assistant, and while pursuing the doctorate of musical arts at The State University of New York, he served as a Teaching Assistant for the Department of Music. Prior to his Bowling Green State University appointment, he was the Professor of Viola at Louisiana State University (2006- 2011) where he received the prestigious “Teaching Excellence Award” from the LSU Alumni Foundation. Professor Daline performs worldwide at important music festivals and has held viola master classes and lectures at The Juilliard School, Yale University, The University of Michigan, Penn State University, Yonsei University (Korea), Conservatory of Music “George Enescu” (Romania), Central Conservatory of China (Beijing), and the School of Music and Dance (France). Professor Daline is the Coordinator of Strings at Bowling Green State University in Ohio and his students have attained positions in orchestras, teaching, and awards at numerous national and international competitions. Mr. Daline performs on a Brescian Viola circa 1560.