Praised by the Santa Fe New Mexican for his “fluid phrases; rich, focused tone; rhythmic precision; and spot-on intonation.” Albuquerque native, violinist and conductor David Felberg is Associate Concertmaster of the New Mexico Philharmonic. He also serves as Artistic Director and co-founder of Chatter Sunday, Chatter 20-21, and Chatter Cabaret. He is Concertmaster of the Santa Fe Symphony and Music Director of the Albuquerque Philharmonic. He also teaches contemporary music at the University of New Mexico. His robust conducting career has included conducting the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, New Mexico Philharmonic, Santa Fe Symphony, and many performances of contemporary music with Chatter. David performs throughout the southwest as concert soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. He made his New York debut in Merkin Hall in 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. He has taken advanced string quartet studies at the University of Colorado with the Takacs Quartet and was awarded a fellowship to attend the American Academy of Conducting at the Aspen Music Festival. David plays an 1829 J.B. Vuillaume violin.