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Virtuoso of the clarinet

March 15, 2014

Copper Ferreira teaches music theory at Colorado State and performs regularly as a freelance musician in and around the Northern Colorado area.

Clarinetist Copper Ferreira has enjoyed a professional career that has taken her across North America and overseas.Monday, March 24
7:30-9 p.m.
Organ Recital Hall
University Center for the Arts
1400 Remington Street

Faculty join virtuoso clarinetist

Copper Ferreira, Clarinet, special assistant professor at Colorado State, will be joined by music faculty members for an evening of chamber music featuring the clarinet. The faculty accompanying Ferreira are:

  • Michelle Stanley, Flute;
  • Susan Hochmiller, Soprano;
  • Margaret Miller, Viola;
  • John McGuire, Horn, and
  • David McArthur, Piano.

The six faculty members will play:

  • Mozart’s delightful Kegellstadt Trio;
  • Louis Spohr’s 6 German Lieder;
  • Alec Wilder’s three-movement work, Suite for clarinet, horn, and piano; and
  • A set of “Barn Dances,” inspired by the dance steps of traditional American cowboy dances.

About Ferreira

Ferreira is a graduate of Brevard College and attended the prestigious Brevard Music Center. She has masters degrees in clarinet performance and music theory. Before coming to CSU as faculty, she played principal, second, and bass clarinet for several orchestras and symphonies and performed with the Colorado Ballet.


  • $7/CSU students
  • $1/youth
  • $12/adult

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Contact: Carrie Care