Position: Assistant Professor (viola)
Address: 2173 Moore Musical Arts Center
Matthew McBride-Daline enjoys an international career as a chamber musician and viola soloist. He began his studies on violin with Michele Auclair of the Paris Conservatory, and continued his studies on the viola with Marcus Thompson and Martha Strongin Katz at the New England Conservatory, Boston. He received a bachelor's degree from The Juilliard School where he was a Teaching Assistant for Karen Tuttle and a master's degree from Yale University where he studied with Jesse Levine. While pursuing the Doctorate of Musical Arts at The State University of New York, Stony Brook, Daline has worked with Katherine Murdock, Lawrence Dutton, and served as a Teaching Assistant for the Department of Music. Daline was the top prizewinner at the 1999 Artists International Competition in New York City which provided a debut recital in Carnegie Hall. Since giving his viola debut in Carnegie Hall Mr. Daline has performed worldwide as a viola soloist. An avid chamber musician, he has performed at numerous international festivals including The Banff Center for the Arts, Canada; The Spoleto Festival, Italy; The Verbier Academy, Switzerland; The Tanglewood Festival; The Music Academy of the West, The New York String Orchestra Seminar and The Sarasota Music Festival. Mr. Daline has recently held viola and chamber music master classes at Yale University; North Carolina School of the Arts; South Florida State University; Penn State University; Yonsei University (Korea); Conservatory of Music "George Enescu"; Bucharest; University of Transilvania, Brasov (Romania); National Conservatory of Music (Costa Rica) and the School of Music and Dance; Charleville, France. Daline is a versatile musician and performs frequently as a viola soloist, chamber musician, and principal violist in most of the major concert halls of North America including recent performances in Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall and at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Daline performs on a Brescian Viola circa 1560.