Matthew Woodard


Appearances: Concertmaster, Bard College Conservatory Orchestra, 2015–16; soloist with the Holyoke Civic Symphony, Windham Orchestra, and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston; New England Conservatory Preparatory Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, 2008–12; Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestra, 2005–06; Mount Holyoke College Orchestra, 2004–05

Festivals: Kneisel Hall, 2016; Music Academy of the West, 2015; Bowdoin International Music Festival, 2014; Vianden, 2013; Aria, 2013; Heifetz Institute, 2011; Greenwood Music Camp, 2005–10

Recitals: Bard College Conservatory of Music, 2013–16; Rockport Chamber Music Festival, 2012–14; Walnut Hill School, 2010–12; Bach Festival, White Mountain Musical Arts, 2008

Compositions: Works have been performed at Bard College, New England Conservatory, The Rivers School, and on the national radio and television program From the Top; Viola Concerto premiere with the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston, 2011; Aurora premiere with the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra conducted by Gerard Schwarz

Awards: 1st Prize, 2015 Bard College Conservatory Concerto Competition; 1st Prize, 2011 Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra Concerto Competition; 1st Prize, 2009 Holyoke Civic Symphony Concerto Competition; Quarterfinalist, 2009 Junior National Fischoff Competition; 2nd Place, 2005 Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition

Education: Bard College and Bard College Conservatory of Music, Walnut Hill School for the Arts, New England Conservatory Preparatory Program

Matthew Woodard will be performing with The Orchestra Now on April 22 & 23, 2017.