Mr. Matthew Olson
Violin, Viola Teacher
Matthew Olson is the Director of the Olson String Studio with locations in Seattle and Bellingham, WA. He received his pedagogical training from top Suzuki Method educators including William Starr and Edward Kreitman. He was fortunate to study with some of the world’s finest teachers including Almita & Roland Vamos, Ruggiero Ricci, Benny Kim, Zakhar Brohn, and Dorothy DeLay. He has been playing since the age of three and has performed as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician across the country and abroad. He was the youngest Concertmaster of the Kansas City Ballet Orchestra and has been Associate Concertmaster and Assistant Concertmaster of several orchestras and chamber orchestras. For the last two years Matthew has been the Musician-in-Residence for the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival.