Faculty Profile

Felix Olschofka

Title
Academic Associate Dean
Department
Instrumental Studies
College
College of Music

    

Education

DMA, University of California San Diego, 2009.
Major: Violin Performance
Diploma (International), Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2002.
Major: Violin Performance
MM, Music Conservatory "Hanns Eisler" Berlin, 1999.
Major: Violin Performance
BM, Music Conservatroy "Hanns Eisler" Berlin, 1997.
Major: Violin Performance

Current Scheduled Teaching*

MUGC 6953.704, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2023
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Spring 2023
MUGC 6951.711, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2022
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2022
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Fall 2022

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MUGC 6951.711, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2022
MUGC 6952.735, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2022
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2022
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Spring 2022 SPOT
MUGC 6953.704, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2021
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2021
MUCM 3510.505, String Chamber Music, Fall 2021 SPOT
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Fall 2021 SPOT
MUGC 6951.711, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2021
MUGC 6953.704, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2021
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2021
MUGC 6944.711, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Spring 2021
MUAG 5701.713, Master's Recital, Spring 2021
MUGC 4900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2021
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Spring 2021 SPOT
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Spring 2021 SPOT
MUGC 6952.735, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2020
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2020
MUGC 6943.712, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Fall 2020
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Fall 2020 SPOT
MUGC 6954.712, Dissertation Recital, Summer 5W1 2020
MUGC 6952.735, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2020
MUGC 6953.704, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2020
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2020
MUGC 6942.716, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Spring 2020
MUAG 5701.754, Master's Recital, Spring 8W2 2020
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2020
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Spring 2020
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Spring 2020
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Spring 2020
MUGC 6951.711, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2019
MUGC 6952.735, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2019
MUGC 6953.704, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2019
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2019
MUGC 6941.711, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Fall 2019
MUAG 4900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2019
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Fall 2019 SPOT
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Fall 2019 SPOT
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Fall 2019 SPOT
MUAG 4900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2019
MUGC 6951.711, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2019
MUGC 6952.735, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2019
MUGC 6953.704, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2019
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2019
MUAG 6360.705, Instrumental Literature, Spring 2019
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUGC 6951.711, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2018
MUGC 6952.735, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2018
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2018
MUAC 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUAS 5504.701, Violin, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUGC 6951.711, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2018
MUGC 6953.704, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2018
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2018
MUGC 5944.706, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Spring 2018
MUAG 5701.713, Master's Recital, Spring 2018
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2017
MUGC 5943.703, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Fall 2017
MUAG 5701.715, Master's Recital, Fall 2017
MUAC 6504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUGC 6954.712, Dissertation Recital, Summer 5W1 2017
MUGC 6953.704, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2017
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2017
MUGC 5942.707, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Spring 2017
MUGC 5944.706, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Spring 2017
MUGC 6951.711, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2016
MUGC 6952.735, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2016
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2016
MUGC 5941.702, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Fall 2016
MUGC 5943.703, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Fall 2016
MUAG 5701.715, Master's Recital, Fall 2016
MUAC 3504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2016 SPOT
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2016 SPOT
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Fall 2016 SPOT
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Fall 2016 SPOT
MUGC 6951.711, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2016
MUGC 6952.735, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2016
MUGC 6953.704, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2016
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2016
MUGC 5942.707, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Spring 2016
MUAG 5701.713, Master's Recital, Spring 2016
MUAG 4700.712, Senior Recital, Spring 2016
MUAC 3504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2015
MUGC 5941.706, Graduate Artist Certificate Recital, Fall 2015
MUAG 6360.709, Instrumental Literature, Fall 2015
MUAC 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUAC 3504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUGC 6951.711, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2015
MUGC 6952.735, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2015
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2015
MUAG 5701.713, Master's Recital, Spring 2015
MUAG 4700.712, Senior Recital, Spring 2015
MUAC 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2015
MUAC 5504.706, Violin, Spring 2015
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2015
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Spring 2015
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Spring 2015
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Spring 2015
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2014
MUAC 3504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2014
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2014
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Fall 2014
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Fall 2014
MUAM 5504.721, Violin, Fall 2014
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Fall 2014
MUGC 6954.712, Dissertation Recital, Summer 5W1 2014
MUGC 6951.711, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2014
MUGC 6953.704, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2014
MUGC 6954.718, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2014
MUAG 5701.713, Master's Recital, Spring 2014
MUAC 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2014
MUAC 3504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2014
MUAC 6504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2014
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2014
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Spring 2014
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Spring 2014
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Spring 2014
MUAS 1504.701, Violin, Spring 2014
MUGC 6954.714, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2013
MUAG 6370.709, Instrumental Literature, Fall 2013
MUAC 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2013
MUAC 3504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2013
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2013
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Fall 2013
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Fall 2013
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Fall 2013
MUAS 6504.705, Violin, Fall 2013
MUGC 6952.722, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2013
MUGC 6954.703, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2013
MUAC 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2013
MUAC 3504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2013
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2013
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Spring 2013
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Spring 2013
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Spring 2013
MUAS 3504.701, Violin, Spring 2013
MUGC 6954.706, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2012
MUCM 3510.500, String Chamber Music, Fall 2012
MUCM 3510.501, String Chamber Music, Fall 2012
MUCM 5510.500, String Chamber Music, Fall 2012
MUCM 5510.501, String Chamber Music, Fall 2012
MUAC 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2012
MUAC 3504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2012
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2012
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Fall 2012
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Fall 2012
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Fall 2012
MUAS 3504.701, Violin, Fall 2012
MUGC 6951.719, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2012
MUGC 6954.736, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2012
MUCM 3510.500, String Chamber Music, Spring 2012
MUCM 3510.501, String Chamber Music, Spring 2012
MUCM 5510.500, String Chamber Music, Spring 2012
MUCM 5510.501, String Chamber Music, Spring 2012
MUAC 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2012
MUAC 3504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2012
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2012
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Spring 2012
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Spring 2012
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Spring 2012
MUAG 6360.709, Instrumental Literature, Fall 2011
MUCM 3510.500, String Chamber Music, Fall 2011
MUCM 3510.501, String Chamber Music, Fall 2011
MUCM 5510.500, String Chamber Music, Fall 2011
MUCM 5510.501, String Chamber Music, Fall 2011
MUAC 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2011
MUAC 3504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2011
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2011
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Fall 2011
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Fall 2011
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Fall 2011
MUAS 1504.701, Violin, Fall 2011
MUGC 6953.720, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2011
MUCM 3510.500, String Chamber Music, Spring 2011
MUCM 5510.500, String Chamber Music, Spring 2011
MUCM 5510.501, String Chamber Music, Spring 2011
MUAC 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2011
MUAC 3504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2011
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Spring 2011
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Spring 2011
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Spring 2011
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Spring 2011
MUAG 6370.713, Instrumental Literature, Fall 2010
MUCM 3510.500, String Chamber Music, Fall 2010
MUCM 5510.500, String Chamber Music, Fall 2010
MUCM 5510.501, String Chamber Music, Fall 2010
MUAC 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2010
MUAC 3504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2010
MUAM 1504.701, VIOLIN, Fall 2010
MUAM 3504.701, Violin, Fall 2010
MUAM 5504.701, Violin, Fall 2010
MUAM 6504.701, Violin, Fall 2010

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

CD Recording - Chamber
Luevano, K. C., Olschofka, F., Ioannides, A. (2018). TrioPolis One: World Premieres of Trios for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano. Buffalo, NY:. https://open.spotify.com/album/0lk72S5BWVftY6cHAnNOm5
Olschofka, F. "TrioPolis One" - 7 world premieres.
Olschofka, F. (2015). "Perry Mason - Suite Noir" by composer Joseph Waters.
Klein, J. P., McNutt, E. B., Olschofka, F., Nestler, E. M., Deane, C. J. (2014). Improbable Encounters — Music by Joseph Klein.
Olschofka, F. (2012). "The Door Standing Open" by composer Joelle Wallach.
Olschofka, F. (2010). "SWARMIUS II - also normal".
Olschofka, F. (2008). "Jewish Friends and Neighbors".
Olschofka, F. (2008). "SWARMIUS" (Debut CD).
Olschofka, F. (2006). "Tango for One".
Olschofka, F. (2005). "Silvergate Piano Trio".
Olschofka, F. (1992). "European Music Academy Bonn" with Trio Vivo Bonn.
CD Recording - Solo
Olschofka, F. (2015). "Die Tischtuchtolle" by composer Joseph Klein.
Olschofka, F. (2015). "Phoenix for Solo Violin with Interactive Electronics" by composer Benjamin Sabey.
Radio Broadcast
Olschofka, F. (2021). KUAF 91.3 Public Radio show “Ozark at Large”.
Olschofka, F. (2014). Broadcast of a chamber recital from Bay View Music Festival.
Olschofka, F. (2014). Live broadcast of chamber recital at Ho Chi Minh Conservatory, Vietna.
Olschofka, F. (2011). Live broadcast: Sinfonia Concertante by W.A.Mozart with Orquesta Sinfonia de Santa Cruz.
Olschofka, F. (2010). Live broadcast: Triple Concerto by L.v.Beethoven with Orquesta Sinfonia de Santa Cruz.
Olschofka, F. (2009). Life broadcast: Violin Concerto by L.v.Beethoven with Orquesta Sinfonia de Santa Cruz.
Olschofka, F. (2008). Live broadcast: SWARMIUS on NPR.
Olschofka, F. (2006). Life broadcast: Concerto No 5 by W.A.Mozart with Orquesta Sinfonia de Santa Cruz.
Olschofka, F. (2005). Life broadcast: Caprice No. 24 Op. 1 by N.Paganini.
Olschofka, F. (2003). Recording: Triple Concerto by L.v.Beethoven with Seoul Symphony Orchestra.
Olschofka, F. (1997). Recording: chamber recital from Ibach Chamber Music Festival Pusan.
Olschofka, F. (1993). Production of Beethoven Piano Trios, WDR, Germany.
Olschofka, F. (1993). Recording: chamber recital from Bukarest Symphony Hall.
Olschofka, F. (1993). Recording: Concerto No. 4 by W.A.Mozart with Seoul Symphony Orchestra.
Olschofka, F. (1992). Production of Beethoven Trios, WDR, Germany.
Olschofka, F. (1992). Production of Schubert Duos, WDR, Germany.
Olschofka, F. (1991). Production of "Metamorphoses" by Jürg Baur, WDR, Germany.
Olschofka, F. (1990). Production of Beethoven Violin Sonatas, WDR, Germany.
Olschofka, F. (1990). Production of Mendelssohn Trios, Deutsche Welle, Germany.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Olschofka, F. (Principal), "UNT Scholarly and Creative Activity Award," University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (20162016).
Olschofka, F. (Principal), "Travel Grant from the Office of International Programs (SDSU)," Sponsored by San Diego State University, Other, $1500 Funded. (20062006).
Olschofka, F. (Principal), "Travel Grant from the Office of International Programs (SDSU)," Sponsored by San Diego State University, Other, $1500 Funded. (20052005).
Grant - Teaching
Olschofka, F. (Principal), "UNT Global Engagement Grant," University of North Texas, $1200 Funded. (20172017).
Olschofka, F. (Principal), "Pew Master Teacher Residency Grant," Sponsored by Grand Valley State University, Other, $1200 Funded. (20152015).
Sponsored Research
Olschofka, F. (Principal), "College of Music Start-up Fund for UNT Summer String Institute," University of North Texas, $2000 Funded. (20132013).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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