John T. Posadas, viola, enjoys an active career as a chamber musician, recitalist, teacher, and orchestral player. Recitals have taken him across the country and abroad with appearances at the Kennedy Center, Severance Hall, Tanglewood, Aspen, Interlochen, the Juilliard School, Chautauqua, Canada, Germany and Mexico. His performances have been aired on PBS and Aspen's Plum TV network, and his performances have been heard on NPR stations across the country. As a chamber musician, he has won top prizes at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition and the Chamber Music International Competition and has collaborated with many of the world's leading artists including Edgar Meyer, Alex Kerr, James Ehnes, Joseph Silverstein, and members of the Cleveland, Muir, Pro Arte, and Concord Quartets. He is currently the violist for the Baumer Quartet (www.baumersq.com) and the Ars Nova String Trio (www.arsnovastringtrio.com). Orchestrally, he has held principal and associate principal viola positions with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, and the Erie Philharmonic Orchestra.