Melinda Felletár was born in Hódmezővásárhely, Hungary. She began studies at the Szeged Conservatory under the direction of Richard Weninger (harp) and Lajos Huszár (composition). She later entered the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, where she studied with Vera Dulova.
After returning to Hungary, Felletár worked with the Szeged Symphony Orchestra and the National Theatre of Szeged, performing the vast majority of harp repertoire, from concertos by Mozart, Glière, Ginastera, Boieldieu, Damase and Martin to chamber and solo works. Felletár has been a professor at the Szeged Conservatory since 1991.
Her first solo album was released in 1996, and in 1998 she recorded Weiner’s Romance with János Starker. In the same year she also joined the Hungarian Symphony Orchestra, and during the 2003–04 season appeared in three live broadcasts on Hungarian Radio, performing six Hungarian harp concertos, four of which were later featured on an album released on Hungaroton.
Felletár graduated with a Doctor of Liberal Arts degree from the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Budapest in 2011. She currently holds the position of solo harpist of the Budapest Symphony Orchestra MÁV.
Role: Classical Artist