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Peter Ferreira, violinist

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Waterbury, CT
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Peter Ferreira (born Pedro M. Ferreira on March 13, 1970) Critically acclaimed concert violinist, recording artist and author, and has been a very active violinist since the age of 6. Greatly inspired by his grandfather who was himself a violinist. He entered the Conservatório Regional De Música in Coimbra, Portugal, where he studied with teacher Dário Peixoto and later made his concerto debut at age 8. Ferreira has received various awards during his years in high school and college while studying with great violinists such as Joel Pitchon, Mara Milkis, Isaac Stern, Erick Friedman, James Graseck and Joey Corpus. He as also participated in master classes with Pinchas Zukerman. As a soloist, Mr. Ferreira is praised for his beautiful tone, virtuosity and unforgettable heart-rending performances. He has performed at numerous concert venues and with various orchestras and ensembles in the United States, Canada, South America and Europe. He has performed as soloist and maintained the position of Concert Master or Assistant Concert Master for a number of professional orchestras in Connecticut and New York , and for the Nutmeg Opera Orchestra. He also founded the Dresden String Quartet in 1998, and performed as its first violinist through 2002. Finally, Mr. Ferreira is an active freelance musician and composer. In 2003, one of his personal compositions was featured in a video documentary about the underwater exploration of the German U853 submarine which sank off the Rhode Island coast during World War II. As an independent artist, Mr. Ferreira teaches privately, lectures, and conducts master classes at different schools and through his private studio. He has also recorded four CD albums, two of them in his own studio and now under his own independent record label AEMINIUM Records. Some of his recordings include: Le Quattro Stagioni (The Four Seasons) - Antonio Vivaldi Sonata No.5, Opus 24 "Spring Sonatas" - L. Van Beethoven A collection of Traditional Pieces and works by Portuguese composers Mozart Violin Sonatas Various Encore pieces including works by Massenet, Tchaikovsky, Bach, De Falla, P. Sarasate, Granados, Astor Piazzolla and much more. Selected works from the J. S. Bach Sonatas and Partitas In addition, he has been equally in demand as a soloist and recording artist. During the next season, Peter will continue to expand his presence on the concert stage with a series of important orchestral debuts and recital tours. Mr. Ferreira is also a published author and columnist for Mundo Portugues and Comunidades-USA Magazines. His book, The Violin Companion, is available online and will be available soon on Amazon and at other book retailers. Mr. Ferreira performs on an early 19th century Jon. Bapt. Schweitzer violin. Official website(s): www.peterferreira.com


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