Teddy Wiggins, ViolinProject Inclusion Fellows

Teddy Wiggins

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Glenn Gould School at The Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, violinist Teddy Wiggins appears regularly in some of the world’s finest stages. His principal teachers and mentors have included Paul Kantor, Felicia Moye, Winifred Crock and Barry Shiffman. An avid orchestral and chamber musician, Teddy performs regularly with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and is also a former member of the prestigious Verbier Festival Orchestra in Switzerland. During his time in Toronto, he was a founding member of the Annex Quartet which led to an invitation to work with the Kronos Quartet in New York and perform in Carnegie Hall as well as numerous venues around Canada.

Currently, Teddy is a co-concertmaster of Civic Orchestra of Chicago and preparing to begin a fellowship with the New World Symphony in Miami fall 2017. When time allows it, he loves to cook all types of foods and pair them with wine as well as explore the many vibrant neighborhoods and festivals of Chicago.