Matthew Sinno

Associate Principal Viola

Matthew Sinno, a Massachusetts native, joined the Dallas Symphony Orchestra as Associate Principal Viola during the 2021/22 season. Prior to that he served as Associate Principal and Acting Principal Viola with the Kansas City Symphony. Mr. Sinno has also performed with the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra as a substitute player.

Winner of the 2014 Juilliard Concerto Competition, Mr. Sinno performed Hindemith’s “Der Schwanendreher” in Alice Tully Hall with the Juilliard Orchestra. Other solo appearances include those with the Kansas City Symphony, Music Academy International Festival Orchestra and Boston Youth Symphony. An avid chamber musician, he performs regularly at Sebago Long Lake Music Festival in Maine.

Mr. Sinno received both his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School, as well as a Post-Bacclaureate Diploma from the Curtis Institute of Music. His primary instructors include Toby Appel, Heidi Castleman, Roberto Diaz and Cynthia Phelps.