Lawrence Ferrara

Photo of Lawrence Ferrara Department Music Department 
 Office Creative Arts 129
 Phone (415) 239-3856
 Mailbox A76
 E-Mail lferrara@ccsf.edu
 Home Page http://fog.ccsf.edu/~lferrara/
 Fall 2012 
 Office Hours
 
MondayWednesdayAnd byMouse
2:45-3:45PM11:45-12:45PMArrangementOver
Fall 2012 Teaching Schedule
MUS 6A Beginning Classical Guitar 1.0
ADVISE: MUS 4 or demonstration of exit skills
73843 002 Lec M W 10:10-11:25AM MUB A 50 Deadlines Final Book 74336 003 Lec M 11:40-02:30PM MUB A 50 Deadlines Final Book MUS 6B Adv Beginning Classical Guitar 1.0
PREREQ: MUS 6A or demonstration of exit skills
75063 002 Lec M W 10:10-11:25AM MUB A 50 Deadlines Final Book 70987 003 Lec M 11:40-02:30PM MUB A 50 Deadlines Final Book MUS 6C Intermediate Classical Guitar 1.0
PREREQ.: MUS 6B or demonstration of exit skills
75245 002 Lec M W 10:10-11:25AM MUB A 50 Deadlines Final Book 75246 003 Lec M 11:40-02:30PM MUB A 50 Deadlines Final Book MUS 6D Adv Intermed Classical Guitar 1.0
PREREQ.: MUS 6C or demonstration of exit skills
76005 002 Lec M W 10:10-11:25AM MUB A 50 Deadlines Final Book 76006 003 Lec M 11:40-02:30PM MUB A 50 Deadlines Final Book MUS 11 Guitar Workshop 1.0
ADVISE: MUS 6A or demonstration of exit skills
75049 002 Lec M W 10:10-11:25AM MUB A 50 Deadlines Final Book 71052 003 Lec M 11:40-02:30PM MUB A 50 Deadlines Final Book MUS 27A Musical Appreciation 3.0 73847 831 Onl HOURS ARR  Deadlines Book 73848 832 Onl HOURS ARR  Deadlines Book 73849 833 Onl HOURS ARR 09/22-11/21  Deadlines Book 76026 834 Onl HOURS ARR  Deadlines Book
MUS 27A-Sec 831, 832, 833, 834 are online courses with required Orientation online. For course details students must check instructor's website at http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/~lferrara/online.htm. For more information about online courses go to http://www.ccsf.edu/online/courses.

B.M., M.M., San Francisco Conservatory

Mr. Ferrara has been teaching at CCSF since 1978.

He has the distinction of being the first guitarist to receive a master's degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. In addition to teaching as full time music professor at City College of San Francisco, Mr. Ferrara also teaches at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and San Francisco State University.

Mr. Ferrara has performed major recitals in San Francisco, Toronto, Barcelona, Los Angeles and at the Carnegie Recital Hall in New York. He has performed with the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, the Bay Chamber Symphony, the Classical Philharmonic and the San Francisco Conservatory's Chamber Orchestra and New Music Ensemble.

Among many awards, Mr. Ferrara was twice prize winner at the Carmel Classic Guitar Competition runner-up at the Toronto International Guitar Competition and has served on the Music Advisory Panel to the National Endowment of the Arts. He received the California Virtual Campus (CVC) Award for the "Best Online Teaching Website" for his course in Music Appreciation. Mr. Ferrara is the author and performer of a sequence of music books titled The Student Repertoire Series for Guitar, with accompanying CD's, published by Guitar Solo of San Francisco and has a solo CD of American Guitar Works on the VGo label. Website: http://www.lawrenceferrara.com

His educational goal is to expose students to the expressive potential and creative process of music. This is achieved in a positive, open, and encouraging classroom environment.

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