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  • Snowfire Vocal Jazz

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  • Snowfire Vocal Jazz Ensemble

    Snowfire, directed by Dr. David Ferreira, is a small vocal jazz ensemble consisting of 12 singers that perform music from ensembles such as the New York Voices, Swingle Singers, Manhattan Transfer and The Real Group as well as learning solo jazz standard repertoire and scat singing.

  • Ferreira, David
    Adjunct Faculty
    School of Performing Arts

    Office: CA 105
    Phone: 218.477.4095
    Email: david.ferreira@mnstate.edu
    Web Site:
    Dr. David Ferreira is Professor Emeritus at Minnesota State University Moorhead where he taught from 1974-2004 and currently teaches keyboard improvisation at MSUM and Concordia College. He pursued his Bachelor of Music degree at Illinois Wesleyan, has done graduate work at Union Theological Seminary's School of Sacred Music in New York City and received his master's and doctoral degrees from the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati. Dr. Ferreira is a performing singer, conductor, published composer-arranger and jazz pianist. He has performed both as vocal soloist and as guest pianist with the Fargo/Moorhead Symphony. He performed with the Fargo/Moorhead Jazz Arts Group ensembles for 17 years, directs the Cathedral Choir at First Lutheran Church in Fargo, ND and leads the “David Ferreira Trio”.