Violist Max Nyman graduated from the Sibelius Academy in the spring of 2020. Important teachers for him have included violists Atte Kilpeläinen, William Coleman and Steven Dann, violinist Jari Valo and chamber pianist Timo Koskinen. Max has had the pleasure of playing in the viola sections of Finland's most important orchestras, including the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Finnish National Opera Orchestra and the Avanti! chamber orchestra. From 2022 to 2023 he played as a substitute with the Helsinki City Orchestra and visited Lapland Chamber Orchestra as a solo alto. Max is a founding member of the international Versoi Ensemble, which brings together young musicians from the Sibelius Academy and the Juilliard School in New York.