|Viola was a better match for his personality||00h:00m:31s|
|Indiana University; Atar Arad, Alan de Veritch||00h:01m:11s|
|New England Conservatory; Marcus Thompson||00h:01m:43s|
Pittsburgh Symphony violist Andrew Wickesberg talks about his background influences
Andrew Wickesberg has been a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since the 2007-08 season. He is originally from Madison, Wisconsin. Mr. Wickesberg earned his Bachelor of Music in Viola and Violin in 2003 from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and a Master of Music in Viola Performance from New England Conservatory. Prior to joining the PSO Mr. Wickesberg was a Fellow with the New World Symphony. He has studied under the direction of Marcus Thompson, Atar Arad and Alan deVeritch.