Anais Feller, violin

Hometown: San Diego, California

Meet Anais

Anais performed on Show 400, recorded at The Colburn School in Los Angeles, California. She returned two years later to perform on Show 427 with the Olive Trio.

Anais Feller (violin), 15, studies violin with Martin Beaver at the Colburn School in Los Angeles. In April 2021, she was awarded the second prize and the orchestra prize at the Tibor Varga Junior International Violin Competition in Sion, Switzerland. Other honors include the grand finalist of the Redlands Bowl Concerto Competition 2020 (final in June 2021), prize winner of the Southern California Philharmonic Young Artist Competition, first prize winner of the Concerto Competition at the Burgo International Music Festival in Spain, first prize of the concerto competition at the Memphis Repertory Orchestra Concerto Competition, and Grand Prize winner of the Collin County Young Artist Competition in Texas.

Anais’ first experience as a soloist was when she was 10 years old, playing concerts in Klobenz, Germany with the Cleveland Institute of Music string orchestra.  She has since appeared as a soloist with the Plano Symphony Orchestra, TX, the San Angelo Symphony, TX, and the Memphis Repertory Orchestra, TN. She also played Bach’s double violin concerto with renowned soloist Ray Chen at the Laguna Beach Music Festival. Anais has attended many international music camps and has played chamber music and orchestral music in concerts in Germany, Italy, Spain, Dallas, TX and San Diego, CA. Anais had master classes with Mr. James Ehnes, Mr. Stefan Jackiew, Ms Ida Kavafian, and Mr. Leonidas Kavakos.

Previously a ballet dancer, Anais currently dances jazz, modern, and Kpop. She also loves rock climbing.

Listen to Anais

Show 400
Excerpts from Zigeunerweisen/Gypsy Airs by Pablo de Sarasate