Eddie Matus started his music education at an early age. He studied Conducting and Viola performance at the University and worked in that country as a classical and popular musician. A graduate of the Universidad del Trabajo of Uruguay in Guitar Making under Maestro Juan Carlos Alvez, in 1999 he travelled to Caracas, Venezuela, to participate in a violin making course offered by the Fundación Simón Bolívar.

The following year he moved to Cremona to start his studies in violin making at the Intenational School of Violin Making "Antonio Stradivari" under Maestros Primo Pistoni and Alessandro Voltini and after his graduation he did his internship under Maestro Massimo Negroni. He is also a graduate of the Bow Making School in Cremona where he studied under Maestro Giovanni Lucchi. Matus currently works at his own workshop in the Metropolitan area of Washington DC in both violin and bow making as well as in instrument maintenance. He also works as a violin maker for Gailes Violins.

As a musician he developed in different areas of classical music from early on. In Montevideo, Uruguay, he played professionally as violist with the SODRE Symphony Orchestra, and taught viola as an assistant to the Chair of the Viola Department at the University’s Music School ("Escuela Universitaria de Música"). He was a member of the MERCOSUR Symphony Orchestra (“Orquesta Sinfónica del MERCOSUR”), created in Lujan, Buenos Aires, with young musicians from Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, and Uruguay. In the year 2000 he is invited in Chile to join the Symphony Orchestra of Santiago’s University for the commemoration of its 18th anniversary. He his cofounder of two youth orchestras, the Youth Orchestra of the Uruguayan’s Ministry of Culture and Education ("Orquesta Juvenil del Ministerio de Educación y Cultura del Uruguay") which he had the chance to conduct in some occasions and the “José Artigas” Orchestra, with which he received the title of “Artist for Peace” by the General Director of the UNESCO. He created several classic music duets and at the same time he was a member of the progressive rock band “Masai” and collaborated in several CDs of popular music. He was also a member of the University’s Choir with which he travelled to many places in the south of South America, participating in several Festivals. With the band “Clemente y la Inercia” he participated at the “Festival de la Canción de Montevideo” (Montevideo’s Song Festival), receiving the Mention for the Best Musical arrangements, which were of his authorship. As a violinist he also played with Donato Racciati’s Orchestra, one of the traditional tango orchestras from Uruguay.

He also composed music for theatre and took part in plays as a musician-actor. In Cremona, with the popular music group "Fedizù”, they won the Castelverde’s Song Festival as well as third prize at the Crema’s Festival. Also in Cremona, he created in the year 2004 the Intercultural Festival “Alturas” for the celebration of the 100 years of Pablo Neruda's birth, participating also as a musician with his string quartet "Kuadrophonia".