Mr. Diggs received his B.M. in viola performance and Artist Diploma in Quartet Studies from the Shenandoah Conservatory. His teachers were Olivia Hajioff and Marc Ramirez, of the MarcOlivia Duo, and Doris Lederer and C. Thomas Shaw of the the Audubon Quartet.
He then went on to complete is M.M. in viola perfomance at the San Francisco Conservatory where he studied viola and chamber music with Jodi Levitz, Axel Strauss and Paul Hirsh. He also studied orchestral excerpts and had viola sectionals with Katie Kadarauch and Adam Smyla of the San Francisco Symphony.
Mr. Diggs has also participated in Chamber Master Classes by violist Kim Kashkashian, the Juillard Quartet, and an orchestra Master Class by conductor Sir Simon Rattle, of the Berlin Philharmoic.