Brian Sherwood, Viola, received a Bachelor of Music from the University of Missouri. He completed a Master of Music and a Graduate Performance Diploma at The Boston Conservatory under the instruction of Roger Tapping. Mr. Sherwood joined the Omaha Symphony Orchestra in 2012 as Associate Principal Viola. Since joining the musical community in Omaha, Brian has enjoyed numerous chamber music collaborations and looks forward to many more. In 2011, Brian performed the choreographed premiere of the Viola Concerto of Jakov Jakoulov and as the winner of The Boston Conservatory Concerto Competition, he performed Hindemith’s “Der Schwanendreher” with the Boston Conservatory Orchestra. He has attended the Bowdoin, Banff, and Tanglewood Music Festivals and his master-class performances include those with Cathy Basrak, Roberto Diaz, Jorja Fleezanis, Joseph Silverstein, and the late Raphael Hillyer. Brian enjoys cooking, gardening, and learning with his wife Tessa and son Arthur.