Matthew McDowell


American violist Matthew McDowell began music studies on the violin at age four. His teachers have included Ettore Causa, Gérard Caussé, and Ivan Vukčević. In 2021 he completed his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees in viola and violin at Columbus State University’s Schwob School of Music, graduating with the highest academic and artistic accolades. During this time, Matthew studied with Paul Coletti, Carol Rodland, Jeffrey Irvine, Csaba Erdelyi, Dr Susan Dubois, Sergiu Schwartz and Helen Callus. While studying at the International Menuhin Music Academy (Rolle), Matthew had the opportunity to play concerts across Europe. Matthew currently studies at the Yale School of Music.