Felix Eisenhauer earned his Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Collaboration from the University of California - Santa Barbara, a Master of Music and Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Southern California, and pursued further independent studies in piano at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg, Germany.
Dr. Eisenhauer currently serves as the Music Minister at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, on the Rio District Board of Trustees, teaches piano privately, and is both on faculty and an accompanist at Ventura College. Recently, he was the accompanist and a board member with Pacific Chamber Singers, the pianist at Our Lady of the Assumption, accompanied for Westmont College and Santa Barbara City College, and played for Opera Santa Barbara’s education outreach program.
While living in Boise, Idaho, Dr. Eisenhauer taught at the College of Western Idaho, taught private piano lessons, and performed with all the major music organizations in the area, including Opera Idaho, Ballet Idaho, Boise Philharmonic, Meridian Symphony Orchestra, Music Theatre of Idaho, and the Broadway Tour of Wicked.
Dr. Eisenhauer's involvement in education is equally long and storied. At VC, he currently teaches Class Piano and Private Piano. At UCSB, he worked as a coach and accompanist. At CWI, he taught Music Appreciation. At USC, he taught Class Piano and Private Piano. He started as a teacher’s assistant at the German-American School of Palo Alto over 20 years ago and still teaches at their summer program. In addition to teaching German, he has translated for De Haske Music Publishing and Gold Circle Films.