Christian Ferras (1933 - 1982) was a French violinist. He began studying the violin with his father, who was a pupil of Marcel Chailley. He entered the Conservatoire de Nice as a student of Charles Bistesi in 1941, and in 1943 obtained the First Prize. In 1944 he went to the Conservatoire de Paris. In 1946 he won the First Prize in the both disciplines (violin and chamber music), and started his performing career with the Pasdeloup orchestra under the conductor Albert Wolff, and later Paul Paray.