Matthew Barrie has performed in all fifty states, Europe, Asia, and many other countries. Matt has performed with the San Fransisco Ballet as Concertmaster, the New World Symphony, and the Spoleto U.S.A. Festival Orchestra.
A graduate of the New England Conservatory in Boston, he studied with Masuko Ushioda, and performed with many orchestras in the New England area. his primary studies were given by violinist Walter Olivares.
Matt has performed and recorded live on many public radio stations such as, WGBH, WCRB, and WICN in Massachusetts. In addition he has enjoyed working as a violinist in musical productions such as "The Secret Garden", "West Side Story", "Revolution" and the 1997-98 national tour of "Carousel". Matt was the first prize winner of the Youth Opportunities United national competition in Pasadena, in 1990, 1991, and 1992.
As an educator he has coached Julliard pre college division violinists, worked with the Boston Music Education Collaborative, and served as a violin instructor at the Berkley Carrol School in Brooklyn, NY. Matt is happily married and resides in his home town of Kalispell, Montana.