Matt Glaser has been chairman of the String Department at the Berklee College of Music in Boston for 18 years. He has performed widely in a variety of idioms with artists such as Stephane Grappelli, David Grisman, Lee Konitz, the Waverly Consort, Fiddle Fever, and most recently with Wayfaring Strangers--a band that fuses jazz and folk music. He has published four books on contemporary violin styles including "Jazz Violin" co-authored with the late Stephane Grappelli, and has written for many music magazines including Strings, Acoustic Musician, and Acoustic Guitar.
Matt has performed at the White House, and at Carnegie Hall with Yo-Yo Ma and Mark O'Connor as part of Stephane Grappelli's 80th birthday concert. He has taught at the Mark O'Connor Fiddle Camp, University of Miami, American String Teacher Association conferences, International Association of Jazz Educator conferences, and many others.
"Possibly America's most versatile violinist." -- The Boston Herald