Matthew received the Bachelor of Music degree from The Juilliard School where he served as Teaching Assistant, and the Master of Music degree at Yale University. While pursuing the Doctor of Musical Arts at The State University of New York, Daline served as a Teaching Assistant for the Department of Music.
He is currently Associate Professor of viola and Coordinator of String Area at Bowling Green State University. Professor Daline enjoys an international career as a chamber musician, violin and viola soloist, and educator. He began his violin studies with Michele Auclair of the Paris Conservatory, and continued his studies on the viola with Marcus Thompson and Martha Strongin Katz at the New England Conservatory, Boston. Since making his New York solo recital debut in Carnegie Hall as the winner of the Artists International Competition, Matthew Daline has performed worldwide as a chamber musician and viola soloist.
Prior to his appointment as Associate Professor of Viola at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, he has served as Assistant Professor of Viola at Louisiana State University. Professor Daline performs at music festivals such as The Banff Center (Canada), The Montecito Music Festival (California, USA), Spoleto Festival (Italy), Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival (Vermont, USA), Brazilian Virtuosi (Recife, Brazil), The Washington International Music Festival (WA, USA), and has held viola master classes and lectures at Yale University, The Juilliard School, The University of Michigan, Yonsei University (Korea), Conservatory of Music "George Enescu” (Romania), National Conservatory of Music (Costa Rica), and the Central Conservatory of China, Beijing.
Professor Daline has recently performed and recorded world premieres of new works on the Mark Masters, and MSR Classics labels, and frequently lectures on music technology and new music. He performs on a Brescian viola circa 1560.