Copper Ferreira

Contact Information

Phone: (970) 491-1584

Email: Copper.Ferreira@colostate.edu

Role: Faculty

Position: Senior Instructor; Music Theory; Ensemble Coordinator

Biography

Clarinetist Copper Ferreira has enjoyed a professional career that has taken her across North America and overseas. In demand as an clarinetist in the region, she has an active freelance career performing with the Colorado Ballet, Greeley Philharmonic, Fort Collins Symphony, Longmont Symphony, Cheyenne Symphony, and Wyoming Symphony as well as Opera Steamboat. She has also performed in Canada as principal clarinetist of the Stratford Civic Orchestra, with the Charlottetown Festival Orchestra, and second and bass clarinetist with Symphony New Brunswick, Symphony Nova Scotia, and the Prince Edward Island Symphony.

Ferreira performed at the 2005 Xi’an International Clarinet and Saxophone Festival (China) and on the 2014 Colorado State University Chamber Winds faculty performance tour of Austria, Hungary, and Slovakia. In addition, she appears on several professional recordings including Black Dog (Summit Records) with clarinetist Robert Spring, and Madison Avenue (Potenza label) with Wesley Ferreira.

Education

Master of Music Theory