Matthew Weinberg

Austin, Texas

Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts, BM 2020

Dragonfruit Media Chair

Hailing from Austin, Texas, Matthew Weinberg studied with Almita Vamos at Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts, where he earned his BM in Violin Performance. He is currently a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and he teaches violin and viola classes at the Chicago Metamorphosis Orchestra Project. Matthew enjoys hiking and cooking in his spare time.

What is something interesting that people may not know about you?
I enjoy cooking and learning to make new dishes.

Name three of your favorite composers:
J. S. Bach, Johannes Brahms, Sergei Prokofiev

When taking a break from music-making, what is your favorite thing to do?
Go for a run

What are you most looking forward to this summer with the NRO?
I’m most looking forward to learning lots of new orchestral repertoire.