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 at the Meeting House Series

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 7:30PM

First Church of Christ Congregational
2183 Main St.
Glastonbury, CT 06033

An Evening of Intimate Voices with the West End String Quartet: Works by Jean Sibelius, Ludwig van Beethoven and a premiere by composer Christopher Farley.
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Member of WESQ in concert

Sunday, February 11, 2018, 3PM

Wesleyan University, Crowell Concert Hall
45 Wyllys Avenue
Middletown, CT 06459

Members of the West End String Quartet along with clarinetist Charles Yassky and pianist/composer Neely Bruce present an afternoon of music by Bruce, Kiraly, Dykstra, and Mozart