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  • Associate Professor of Practice in Violin
  • Violin, Miró Quartet
williamfed@gmail.com
Office Phone: 512-232-2074
Office Location: MRH 5.116
Specialties:
  • Violin

Second violinist of the world-renowned Miró Quartet, William Fedkenheuer has distinguished himself as a versatile artist with international performances as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician. Mr. Fedkenheuer has been featured at The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall Presents, San Francisco Performances, and the National Gallery in Washington, DC. Abroad, selected appearances include the American Academy in Rome, Fountainbleu, Spoleto Festival of Two Worlds, the Taipei National University of the Arts, and in Austria at the famed Esterhazy Castle for the Haydn Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria.

Making his solo violin debut with the Calgary Philharmonic in 1994, Mr. Fedkenheuer went on to receive a Bachelor of Music from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music under the tutelage of Kathleen Winkler and continued his graduate studies with Miriam Fried at Indiana University. Formerly a member of the Borromeo and Fry Street Quartets, he has served on the faculties of the New England Conservatory and the Caine College of the Arts at Utah State University. Mr. Fedkenheuer performs on a violin by Peter and Wendy Moes and a bow by Charles Espey.