Elizabeth Shelor Matheson

Elizabeth Shelor Matheson is an active free-lance violinist who maintains a private studio at the Floyd Center for the Arts and teaches throughout Southwest Virginia.

She has certification with the Suzuki Association of the Americas in violin instruction and teaches for the Blue Ridge Strings Program of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Music Festival, providing children with group lessons in classical violin using the Suzuki method. Last year she was assistant teacher for the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra’s Salem after-school strings program.

Elizabeth performs with the Roanoke Symphony, the Symphony of the Mountains, the Washington & Lee University Orchestra, New River Valley Symphony at Virginia Tech, Valley Chamber Orchestra at Hollins University, Radford University Festival Orchestra and the Wytheville Community College Festival Orchestra. She was a finalist at the state level of the James Bland Music Competition.

Elizabeth has performed with Maestro David Stewart Wiley, concert pianist Harold Brown, the Saturn String Quartet, Rainier Trio and the Classic Strings Duo.