Miles Fellenberg, piano
Hailed by Cleveland Classical as performing with “fiery energy,” American pianist Miles Fellenberg is regularly invited as a pianist, conductor, and educator throughout the United States and abroad. Known for his versatility and extensive repertoire, Fellenberg has led a multifaceted career and is highly sought after by singers, instrumentalists, and pianists.
He is currently the Principal Conductor/Music Director of the Bronx Community Chorus (formerly the Parkchester Chorus) and previously served as the Assistant Conductor of the Central City Chorus (Manhattan). He is a vocal coach at New England Conservatory, where he coaches undergraduate voice majors and is the Music Director for the Young Artist Initiative Opera Scenes Program. Fellenberg is a member of Coda Ensemble and Ensemble/Parallax, a new music and multimedia consort based in New England. He has performed at Harvard, Yale, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dartmouth University, UMass at Dartmouth, New York University, City University of New York, Jersey City University, Scranton University, Berklee College of Music, and at notable concert venues, including 92nd Street Y, Alice Tully Hall, Cleveland Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Jordan Hall, United Nations Delegates Lounge, Weill Recital Hall, and internationally at the Seoul Arts Center (S. Korea), Shenyang Conservatory (China), Las Cámaras (Ecuador), and at numerous venues throughout Tuscany (Italy). He appears on the CD “A place toward other places,” the premiere recording on the Oberlin Music label.
Fellenberg has taught, coached, and mentored students across four continents. He is the Founder and Executive/Artistic Director of the New Jersey Young Artist Piano Competition, which offers gifted pre-college pianists the opportunity to attend a series of workshops, masterclasses, and compete for significant cash prizes. He has served as a staff pianist/accompanist for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Juilliard School, Aspen Music Festival & School, Castleman Quartet Program, New York Summer Music Festival, Delaware Valley Opera, New Hampshire Opera, Oberlin-in-Italy Opera Program, and was a guest artist-in-residence at the Franz Liszt Conservatory in Quito, Ecuador. Fellenberg was on the faculty at Church Street School for Music & Art, Brooklyn Musical Arts, and the Rappahannock Summer Music Camp (VA). In 2016, he was a guest teacher for the National Youth Orchestra of the USA. Fellenberg is currently on the faculty of InterHarmony International Music Festival (Italy).
Fellenberg is a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at the New England Conservatory. He holds a Master of Music from The Juilliard School, a Bachelor of Music from Oberlin Conservatory and a Precollege Diploma from Manhattan School of Music. His principal teachers included Jonathan Feldman, Margo Garrett, Robert Shannon, and Cameron Stowe. His early studies were with Arkady Aronov, Denise Bastanza, and May Eng.