Doyle Armbrust is principal violist of the Firebird Chamber Orchestra in Miami, FL, and also a core member of the Chicago Symphony’s MusicNow series, Ensemble Dal Niente, and the New Millennium Orchestra. He’s also appeared with Peter Gabriel, Eddie Vedder, The Beach Boys, Glen Hansard, Lupe Fiasco, and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. A frequent guest artist with the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Doyle has also performed with eighth blackbird and been featured on the University of Chicago Presents Contempo Series. He studied with Donald McInnes, and held a three-year fellowship under Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) at the New World Symphony. Having worked closely and performed with Pierre Boulez, Daniel Barenboim, Sir Neville Mariner, MTT, Robert Vernon, Charlie Pikler, and Roberto Díaz, Doyle ultimately found his calling in chamber music.