Cellist, Abraham Feder, is a member of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, joining in the fall of 2016. During the summer of 2017, he served as the Principal Cellist of the Cabrillo Festival in Santa Cruz, CA. Previously, Mr. Feder held the position of Principal Cellist of the Sarasota Orchestra and Cellist of the Sarasota String Quartet from 2008-2016.
Mr. Feder has been featured as a soloist with the Sarasota Orchestra, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Americas, and the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. In 2013, as a member of the Chroma Quartet, he founded a concert series in Sarasota, “Tuesdays with Chroma”.
An avid chamber musician, Mr. Feder has performed with artists Ricardo Morales, Amy Oshiro Morales, and Kerri Ryan of the Philadelphia Orchestra; Michelle Kim, Assistant Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic; Richard Hirschl, Brant Taylor, Kenneth Olson, and Yuan-Qing Yu of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO); Stephen Balderston, former Assistant Principal Cellist of the CSO; Desmond Hoebig, former Principal Cellist of the Cleveland Orchestra; Danielle Belen; Joseph Silverstein; Ray Chen; Christopher O’Riley; and Leonidas Kavakos.
Mr. Feder completed his Master’s Degree under the tutelage of Desmond Hoebig at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. He received his Bachelor of Music at the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with David Soyer and Peter Wiley. His teachers have also included Richard Hirschl and Tanya Carey. Mr. Feder is thrilled to be a part of the musical community of Dallas, along with his wife, harpist Cheryl Losey Feder.