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David Ferreira

Music Teacher
dferreira@newrootsschool.org

A licensed NYS Music Teacher and Music Therapist, David received his Bachelor of Science from Nazareth College and is currently completing a degree in Ethnomusicology with a focus on Brazilian religious drumming traditions at the Eastman School of Music. 

His primary instruments are the saxophone, classical guitar, steel drums, and percussion studies. David has affiliations with the National Association for Music Therapy. New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

 

Classes Teaching

 
New Roots Rock Band Ensemble
Rock Band is a performance ensemble focusing on ensemble performance skills,  popular music literature, arranging for a rock ensemble, live sound  reinforcement, studio recording, and marketing and promotions related to booking and management.
 
New Roots Steel Drum Ensemble
Ensemble performance skills and pedagogy related to world percussion with a focus on the Steel Band tradition of Trinidad and Tobago.