Curriculum Vitae in English

Oberstudienrat Prof. Dipl.-Paed. Ewald Felber, PhD. born in Vienna, Austria.
Adult education educator, composer, musician and researcher.
Married with Elfriede Halmschlager, son Florian (b. 1981).


Studies

Studied economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.
Studies at the University of Music Vienna, classical guitar at Prof. Scheit and Prof. Dr. Bayer,
(Graduation as guitar teacher in 1976),
further Musicology and Pedagogic at the University of Vienna (graduated 1993 as PhD),
and at the University of Teacher Education Vienna, former State College of Teacher Education (graduated 1983 as primary school teacher / Diplom-Pädagoge),
and studies at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain under J. Tomas, A. Segovia in 1980,
and private studies under A. Moracho del Puerto (guitar flamenco) in 1986.


Teaching career

1973-1981 guitar teacher at a High School in Vienna.
From 1981 until 2007 teacher of pedagogic topics at the State College of Teacher Education (Pädagogische Akademie) in Vienna.
1987-1995 also as docent at Pedagogical Institute Vienna.
From October 2007 until June 2013 Professor at the University of Teacher Education, Vienna (Pädagogische Hochschule Wien).

Visiting Professor at foreign Universities (teacher stuff mobility in Erasmus program):
Universitat de les Illes Balears, Mallorca/Spain 1998
University of Patras/Greece 1999
University of Jyväskylä/Finland 2002
Universitat de Barcelona/Spain 2003
University of Akureyri/Iceland 2003
Europese Hogeschool Brussels/Belgium 2004
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona/Spain 2004
Universitat de les Illes Balears, Mallorca/Spain 2005
Universität Hogskolen in Sor – Trondelag/Norway 2005
Universidad de Granada/Spain 2006
Universidad Complutense de Madrid/Spain 2007
Vilnius Pedagogical University/Litauen 2008
Linköpings universitet/Schweden 2009
Universidad Granada, Campus Melilla (span. enclave in Morocco), 2010
University Maribor/Slovenia 2011
University of Teacher Education Switzerland 2012


Other activities at foreign Universities
Lectures and Workshops at the Rangsit University, Bangkok/Thailand 2003 (cancelled because of SARS- Epidemic)
Granada, Spain 2005 Jury Member, European Doctorate
Granada, Spain 2009 Jury Member, European Doctorate


Additional options
 

Board Member and Ensemble Member of the society to promote new music “Simukovani”.
From 1986 until 2007 Board Member and lecturer, Vienna international summer course for new music.
1999 – 2001 Summer academy at the State College of Teacher Education (Pädagogische Akademie) in Vienna.
Member of scientific and editorial board of "DEDiCA" (scientific journal of the University Granada/Spain) since June 2012.


Concert activities

Concert activities since 1970 with guitar works from the Renaissance until 21st century
Musical Frameworks to lectures of poets and Vernissages.
TV-performances
Records and CDs


Honours, appointments, award

Dedications of new compositions.
First performances of new music.
In 1983 he was granted the title Professor (by the President of Austria).
1998 he was granted the title “Oberstudienrat” (by the President of Austria).
Winner of a Composing Competition in 2003.

Since 1996 mentioned in Who is Who in Austria,
2004 in Who’s Who in the World,
2005 in International Biographical Centre Cambridge.
Since 2009 mentioned in Wikipedia.
Mentioned in Gitarre-Archiv Österreich.