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Dan Ferreira
12911 Oakwood Manor Drive

Cypress, Texas 77429

Cell: 508-353-2446

Ensembles Directed:

Symphonic Band- 5A Non-Varsity
Jazz Ensemble II
Percussion Ensemble

Co-Direct:
Marching Band

Assist:
Wind Ensemble- Varsity
Concert Band- Sub Non Varsity
Jazz Ensemble I
Jazz Ensemble III
Jazz Ensemble IV

 

Current Course Load

Percussion Class
Jazz Ensemble Class
Symphonic/Marching Band
Music Appreciation/Music Media

Special Posters/Programs Created
UIL Contest & Contest Ratings For 2018-2019

 

UIL Marching Band Contest 2018

5A Waltrip Marching Band   

I-I-I    Score Sheets

UIL Concert/Sight Reading 2019

5A Waltrip Symphonic Band- Non Varsity

2-2-2-2      2-2-2-2     Score Sheets

 

Concert Festivals 2019

5A Waltrip Symphonic Band- Non Varsity

1-1-2-1     2-2-2-2     Score Sheets

UIL Solo & Ensemble 2019
Waltrip- Many solo works received a I
Waltrip Percussion Ensemble: "Bonham"
Moving on to State UIL Contest June 2019

Jazz Ensemble II

University of Houston Jazz Festival
Rating I
Score Sheets

Blinn College Jazz Festival
Rating I
Score Sheets

Sam Houston State Jazz Festival
Rating I
Second Band Division- First Place
Score Sheets

Waltrip Jazz Festival

Rating I

Festival Coordinator/Host
2020 Info Coming Soon!

Waltrip HISD Concert Festival- Festival Coordinator 

4 Days in Spring 2019

Hosted over 80 bands from as far as Dallas ISD

-Responsible for scheduling all times

-Helping to coordinate judges, score sheets and awards

-Host event

Houston Independent School District All City Festival- Host

-Host Festival Bands- Elementary, Middle, High School

TMEA Region 23 Jazz Festival- Host

-Host 2 levels of Jazz Bands for a festival/concert held at Waltrip High School

Waltrip Jazz@1900 Festival- Festival Coordinator 

April 13, 2019

Hosted over 30 Jazz Ensembles

-Responsible for scheduling all times

-Helping to coordinate judges, score sheets and awards

-Host event

-Special Guest Artist
      Stephen F Austin Swingin' Axes
      Wayne Bergeron

RamBand Website 

This year I overhauled our RamBand Website. The website is now current and used as a tool to help spread awareness with all of what we do as a program. The main homepage is used as a blog, and has feeds of our active social media pages. 

Included Items:
Blog, Calendar, Contact Information, Trip Information, Forms, 

Handbook, Festival Registrations, Festival Information

Communication
Fundraising
Upcoming Events

I have always taken pride in using Social Media as a tool to help with communication. We have a very active Facebook Account and use the Band App frequently for communicating with students and parents. 

Our Band Program at Waltrip High School is extremely active, however, to sustain this we must constantly fund-raise. Here are some of the fundraisers that I have participated in or helped coordinate:

      Mattress Sale
      Paint Night

      Spirit Nights

      Online Auctions
      Band BBQ
      Fish Fry

      Taco Night

Soundtrap Pilot Program

This past year I have used the Program "Soundtrap" in my Music Media/General Music Classes. The school did not follow through and purchase a subscription after our trial period was over. 

Through talking with the company, I was able to secure a free trial for 10-20 campuses within the Houston Independent School District. I was the coordinator of this program and provided training for other teachers regularly. 

Concert Sight-Reading UIL

Jazz Contest Season

UIL Solo & Ensemble State Festival

New Orleans Band Trip 2020

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