John Biatowas

John Biatowas

John Biatowas, violist, has grown up playing violin and viola throughout Connecticut and the surrounding states. He received his BA in molecular biology from Colgate University and Performers' Certificate in viola and MM in violin performance from the University of Connecticut. John has sat concertmaster of the Colgate and UConn Orchestras, as well as principal viola at UConn. He teaches privately and is a founding member of the Arioso Ensemble. John serves as orchestra librarian and section violist with the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, and has also performed with the New Britain and Wallingford Symphonies and the Hartford Festival Orchestra. He teaches chamber music at Wesleyan with his fellow quartet members. His teachers include Theodore Arm, Laura Klugherz, and Phoebe Barron.

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Upcoming Concerts

Music for Midwinter: WESQ Performs works by Bach, Mozart, and more to warm up the winter evening

Saturday, 12/11/21, 7:30pm

Christ Church Cathedral, 45 Church Street, Hartford, CT

This performance will be Livestreamed and In-Person Donations Accepted

We will reprise selections from Bach's Art of the Fugue that we recently performed to a sold out crowd at New Britain Museum of American Art, as well as some of our other favorite works to bring introspection and joy to this darkest time of year. Our violinist, and Christ Church Music Director, Marianne Vogel will also make an appearance playing the organ!