Mr. Joshua Ferman

Phone: 469-219-2150 x71257

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music (Cum Laude) - Stephen F. Austin State University Master of Music - University of North Texas

Mr. Joshua Ferman

Mr. Ferman is in his 15th year of being a music educator and in his 5th year as a band director in Prosper. He teaches beginner classes, Concert Band I and the Rogers Jazz Band. Under Mr. Fermans direction, his bands have won consistent Texas UIL Sweepstakes Awards along with receiving top ratings and high honors from participating contests and festivals.

Prior to band directing, Mr. Ferman was a highly sought after private saxophone teacher in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. His students have won many accolades over the years including 11 Texas All-State band members (including 1st chair Alto Sax 4A and 1st Chair Tenor Sax 5A), Concerto Contest Winners and participants, and members of exclusive youth ensembles. His students have gone on to study music at several elite universities around the country.

Mr. Ferman received his Bachelor of Music Degree from Stephen F. Austin State University studying saxophone with Dr. Brian Utley, Mr. Todd Genztel and Dr. John Goodall. While at the prestigious University of North Texas College of Music, Mr. Ferman earned a Master of Music Degree in Saxophone Performance. At UNT he studied classical saxophone with Dr. Eric Nestler and jazz saxophone Mr. Isaac Lamar. Mr. Ferman is an active Saxophonist and Clinician who has performed with groups such as the Dallas Wind Symphony, The Dallas Civic Wind Ensemble, Carrollton Wind Symphony, The San Angelo Symphony, Dallas Pops, and Ben Folds.

Mr. Ferman is an active member of the Texas Music Educators association and the Texas Band Masters Association. He has also been a member of Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honors Society and Kappa Kappa Psi.

Mr. Ferman met his wonderful wife, Amy, at SFA in the music program. Amy played clarinet through college and though she doesn’t play as much she used to, she shares her love of music and education with Mr. Ferman. Their son Jonah was born February 24th, 2016.

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    ROGERS BAND SCHEDULES

    The Rogers Band Hall is open every morning at 7:15am for individual student practice and tutoring as needed.

    The Rogers Band Hall will close at 4:30pm every afternoon.

     

    ROGERS BAND SCHEDULE: 

    1st Period - Beginner Class

    Beg. Trombone - Katie Reeves   klreeves@prosper-isd.net

    Beg. Flute - Brandon Holt   bmholt@prosper-isd.net

    Beg. Oboe/Bassoon – Joshua Ferman   jbferman@prosper-isd.net

     

    2nd Period  - Beginner Class     

    Beg. Clarinet - Brandon Holt   bmholt@prosper-isd.ne

    Beg. Saxophone - Joshua Ferman   jbferman@prosper-isd.net

    Beg. Horn - Katie Reeves   klreeves@prosper-isd.net

     

     

    3rd Period - Beginner Class

    Beg. Trumpet - Katie Reeves   klreeves@prosper-isd.net

    Assistant Teacher - Brandon Holt   bmholt@prosper-isd.net

    Beg. Percussion - Shane Snyder smsnyder@prosper-isd.net   

    Assistant Teacher - Joshua Ferman   jbferman@prosper-isd.net

     

    4th Period - Concert I Band        

    Lead Teacher – Joshua Ferman   jbferman@prosper-isd.net

    Assistant Teacher –Brandon Holt   bmholt@prosper-isd.net

    Assistant Teacher – Katie Reeves   klreeves@prosper-isd.net

    Assistant Teacher – Shane Snyder smsnyder@prosper-isd.net 

     

    5th Period - Symphonic Winds

    Lead Teacher – Brandon Holt   bmholt@prosper-isd.net

    Assistant Teacher – Joshua Ferman   jbferman@prosper-isd.net

    Assistant Teacher – Katie Reeves   klreeves@prosper-isd.net

    Assistant Teacher – Shane Snyder smsnyder@prosper-isd.net   

     

    6th Period - Concert II Band

    Lead Teacher – Katie Reeves   klreeves@prosper-isd.net

    Assistant Teacher – Brandon Holt   bmholt@prosper-isd.net

    Assistant Teacher – Shane Snyder smsnyder@prosper-isd.net 

    Assistant Teacher – Joshua Ferman   jbferman@prosper-isd.net

     

    7th Period - Jazz  Band/Beg. Tuba Euphonium

    Jazz Band – Joshua Ferman   jbferman@prosper-isd.nett

    Assistant Teacher – Brandon Holt   bmholt@prosper-isd.net

    Assistant Teacher – Shane Snyder smsnyder@prosper-isd.net 

    Beg. Tuba/Euphonium – Katie Reeves   klreeves@prosper-isd.net

    Assistant Teacher – Brandon Holt   bmholt@prosper-isd.net

     

    8th Period - PLC/Conference

     

    Conference Times:  

    Please email your band teacher with your Rogers Band questions.

     

    Thank you!

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