MATT WYATT - (Violin, Mandolin)
Matt grew up listening to fiddling and developed a love and respect for music at a young age. Fiddling goes back generations on both sides of his family and there was always music at family get-togethers. Matt has played for hundreds of dances and won many fiddle contests including the Missouri State Championship, Illinois State Champion- ship, Branson Fiddle Championship, Kentucky State Championship, and the top 3 in others all over the country. Matt has a B.A. degree in Commercial Music performance from Belmont University in Nashville, Tn. While Living in Nashville, Matt had the opportunity to work with many artists including playing on the Grand Old Opry and at the Ryman Auditorium.
Matt travels the country buying, selling, and trading fine violins and bows. He also spends a lot of time “at the bench” doing repair work. He runs the Wyatt Violin Shop and teaching studio with his father in Independence, Missouri.www.wyattviolinshop.com