Felix Ungar


Felix Ungar

Felix Ungar began studying viola at 14 having previously studied classical guitar. He has performed at music festivals throughout the United States, Canada, Austria, England, France, Mexico, and Switzerland including Kneisel Hall, Banff, IMS Prussia Cove, Festival Pablo Casals, Prades, Sion, International Menuhin Academy, Festival Cervantino,
Music Academy of the West at Santa Barbara, Kent/Blossom, Orford, and Bowdoin. Felix received his BM and MM at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and completed a double minor in Chinese and East Asian Studies at Case Western Reserve University. Recent collaborations include chamber concerts with members of the Vienna Philharmonic, Rochester Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony, Eastman School of Music faculty, and on tour with the Eastman BroadBand Ensemble.

Presently a student of Carol Rodland in the doctoral program at Eastman, Felix's previous teachers include Jeffrey Irvine, Lynne Ramsey, Donald McInnes, and David Holland. In addition to teaching viola at the Eastman Community Music School, Felix is a teaching assistant at Eastman. Having recently been awarded a Fulbright grant, Felix will research and perform abroad for the 2011-2012 academic year.