David Felberg, violin
Albuquerque native, violinist and conductor David Felberg is Artistic Director of Ensemble Music New Mexico and co-founder of EMNM's three series: Chatter 20-21, Sunday Chatter and Chatter Cabaret. He is Concertmaster of the Santa Fe Symphony, Music Director of the Albuquerque Philharmonic, and instructor of music at NM School for the Arts.
He also teaches contemporary music at the University of New Mexico, and is the associate concertmaster of the New Mexico Philharmonic. His robust conducting career includes conducting the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, New Mexico Philharmonic, Santa Fe Symphony, and many performances of contemporary music with Chatter.
Felberg performs throughout the Southwest as concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. He made his New York violin recital debut in Merkin Hall in the spring of 2005. He received a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Arizona and a Master of Music in Conducting from the University of New Mexico, and has taken advanced string quartet studies at the University of Colorado with the Takacs Quartet. He studied conducting at the American Academy of Conducting at Aspen, and has worked with Harold Farbermann at the Bard Conducting Institute. David plays an 1829 J.B. Vuillaume violin.