Violin, Baroque Violin
Violinist Ingrid Matthews is co-founder and Music Director Emeritus of Seattle Baroque Orchestra (1994-2013). Since winning first prize in the Bodky International Competition for Early Music in 1989, she has performed around the world as a soloist, chamber musician and guest director with groups including the New York Collegium, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, the Bach Sinfonia (Washington DC), Musica Pacifica (San Francisco), and many others, and has recorded extensively; her recording of the Sonatas and Partitas of J.S. Bach is the top recommendation for this music by both American Record Guide and Third Ear's Classical Music Listening Companion. Matthews has taught at Indiana University, the University of Toronto, Oberlin College, USC/Los Angeles, and the Cornish College of the Arts. She also plays jazz and swing styles and is active as a visual artist.