Dr. Darryl Kirk Ferrington

Dr. Darryl Kirk FerringtonProfessor of Music Education


Office: Sellers Music Building 220C
Office Phone: (504) 282-4455, extension 3267
Fax: (504) 816-8033
Home Phone: (504) 393-8208
E-Mail: dferrington@nobts.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. (Music Education with emphasis in Choral Conducting), University of Oklahoma (1995)
  • Kodaly Music Education Certification, University of Oklahoma (June 1998)
  • M.A. (Music Education), Louisiana Tech University (1988)
  • Non-degree program, Tokyo Baptist Theological Seminary (1976-1977)
  • B.M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi (1975)

Teaching Experience

  • Professor of Music Education, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (2004-present)
  • Associate Professor of Music Education, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (1994-2004)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of New Orleans (1997-2004)
  • Grader (Independent Study Department), University of Oklahoma (1991-1996)
  • Adjunct Instructor, University of Oklahoma (1991-1992)
  • Music Coordinator, Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College (1991-1994)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Oklahoma (1988-1992)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Louisiana Tech University (1986-1988)
  • General Music Teacher, Cedar Creek Private School, Ruston, Louisiana (1985-1988)
  • Choral Music Teacher, Freeport Intermediate School, Freeport, Texas (1978-1982)

Teaching Specializations

  • Music Education
  • Church Music Administration
  • Church Music Technology
  • Worship Leadership

Ministry Experience

  • Bi-vocational Minister of Music, First Baptist Church, Marrero, Louisiana (1996-present)
  • Bi-vocational Co-Pastor, First Baptist Church, Marrero, Louisiana (2006-2010)
  • Interim Minister of Music, First Baptist Church, New Orleans, Louisiana (1995-1996)
  • Interim Minister of Music, Calvary Baptist Church, New Orleans, Louisiana (1995)
  • Bi-vocational Minister of Music, Emmaus Baptist Church, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (1992-1994)
  • Bi-vocational Minister of Music, Kentucky Avenue Baptist Church, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (1988-1992)
  • Bi-vocational Minister of Music, Bethel Baptist Church, Ruston, Louisiana (1985-1988)
  • Bi-vocational Minister of Music, Simsboro Baptist Church, Simsboro, Louisiana (1983-1984)
  • Bi-vocational Minister of Music, West End Baptist Church, Freeport, Texas (1979-1983)
  • Interim Minister of Music, First Baptist Church, Freeport, Texas (1978-1979)
  • Missionary Journeyman, Oi Baptist Church, Tokyo, Japan (1975-1977)
  • Bi-vocational Minister of Music and Youth, Whitesand Baptist Church, Prentiss, Mississippi (1972-1975)

Publications

Textbook

  • Experiencing Music, University of Oklahoma Center for Continuing Education, Independent Study Department (1993)

Professional Presentations

  • Using Music Notation Software in the Educational Environment: An Overview of Finale, Louisiana Music Educators Association State Music Conference, Louisiana Music Educators Convention (November 2003)
  • Beat, Melody, Rhythm, Heart, and Head, Lake Yale Children's Choir Camp Leaders Sessions, Florida Baptist Convention (July 2003)
  • Why Can't Our Kids Read Music? Some Missing Steps Between Musical Activities and the Printed Page, Mississippi Baptist Convention Board Church Music Leadership Conference, Mississippi Baptist Convention Board (July 2000)
  • Youth Choirs: Fish? Fowl? Extinct?, Evangeline Baptist Association Minister of Music Workshop (September 2000)
  • The Missing Link: Linking Musical Activities and the Printed Page, National Preschool Children's Convention, (1999)
  • Selected Aspect of the Junior High Voice: Voicing, Rehearsal Techniques, Music Selection, Church Music Symposium XIV, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (1990)

Conductor

  • Messiah, George F. Handel (December 2004)
  • A Ceremony of Carols, Benjamin Britten (December 2002)
  • Messiah, George F. Handel (December 1993)
  • The Seven Last Words of Christ, Theodore Dubois (April 1993)
  • Christmas Oratorio, Camille Saint-Saens (December 1992)
  • Gloria, Antonio Vivaldi (December 1991)
  • Requiem, Gabriel Faure (February 1991)

Tenor Soloist

  • Messiah, George F. Handel (1995)
  • Mass No. 2 in G, Franz Schubert (1992)
  • The Seven Last Words of Christ, Theodore Dubois (1990)
  • Regina coeli, K.276, Wolfgang A. Mozart
  • Messe de Minuit pour Noel, Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1988)
  • Serenade to Music, Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Messiah, George F. Handel (1977)
  • Christmas Oratorio, Camille Saint-Saens (1975)
  • The Seasons, Franz J. Haydn
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (Thisbe), Benjamin Britten

Clinician

  • Louisiana Baptist Convention Junior High Honor Choir, Alexandria, Louisiana (2007)
  • Caddo Parish Elementary Honor Choir, Shreveport, Louisiana (2006)
  • District II Vocal Music Teachers Association Honor Choir, Pineville, Louisiana (2004)
  • St. Charles Parish Elementary Honor Choir, Hahnville, Louisiana (2003)
  • New Orleans District Honor Boychoir, New Orleans, Louisiana (2002)
  • St. Charles Parish Elementary Honor Choir, Luling, Louisiana (2000)
  • District V Junior High Honor Choir, Lake Charles, Louisiana (2000)
  • Florida Baptist Young Musicians Camp, Blue Springs Baptist Assembly, Marianna, Florida (1999)
  • Shreveport Elementary Honor Choir, Shreveport, Louisiana (1998)
  • Florida Baptist Young Musicians Camp, Blue Springs Baptist Assembly, Marianna, Florida (1996)
  • District I Junior High Honor Choir, Monroe, Louisiana (1995)
  • District I Junior High Honor Choir, Monroe, Louisiana (1989)
  • Gulfshore Choral Music Camp, Junior High Choir, Long Beach, Mississippi (1989)
  • District V Junior High Honor Choir, Lake Charles, Louisiana (1989)
  • District VII Junior High Honor Choir, Shreveport, Louisiana (1988)
  • District II Junior High Honor Choir, Alexandria, Louisiana (1988)
  • Honor Choir, Haughton/Bossier City, Louisiana (1986)

Adjudicator

  • Audition Judge, Louisiana All State Choir 2nd Round Auditor, Alexandria, Louisiana (1998)
  • Audition Judge, Kodaly National Honor Choir, Denham Springs, Louisiana (1997)
  • Audition Judge, Louisiana All State Choir 2nd Round Audition, Lafayette, Louisiana (1997)
  • Audition Judge, Louisiana All State Choir 1st Round Audition, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (1997)
  • Audition Judge, Louisiana All State Choir 2nd Round Audition, Alexandria, Louisiana (1996)
  • Adjudicator, Association of Christian Schools, South Central Region, New Orleans, Louisiana (1996)
  • Concert Adjudicator, Louisiana District V Choral Festival, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana (1997)
  • Concert Adjudicator, Louisiana District VI Choral Festival, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana (1997)
  • Sight Reading Adjudicator, M.H.S.A.A. District VIII Choral Festival, Hattiesburg, Mississippi (1995)
  • Concert Adjudicator, District Site 60, Western Heights, Oklahoma (1994)
  • Adjudicator, District Site 62, Mustang, Oklahoma (1994)
  • Concert Adjudicator, District Site 57, Northern Oklahoma College, Tonkawa, Oklahoma (1994)
  • Sight Reading Adjudicator, District Site 65, Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma (1994)
  • Concert Adjudicator, District Site 76, Broken Bow, Oklahoma (1993)
  • Adjudicator, Oklahoma State Free Will Baptist Music Festival, Shawnee, Oklahoma (1993)
  • Sight Reading Adjudicator, District Site 65, Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma (1993)
  • Adjudicator, Oklahoma State Music Festival, University of Oklahoma, Normal, Oklahoma (1993)
  • Oklahoma City Community College - District Site 62, Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City, OK (1993)
  • Adjudicator, Oklahoma State Music Festival, University of Oklahoma, Normal, Oklahoma (1992)
  • Adjudicator, District Site 62, Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City, OK (1992)
  • Adjudicator, District Site 60, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (1992)
  • Adjudicator, District Site 64, East Central State University, Ada, Oklahoma (1992)
  • Adjudicator, Oklahoma State Free Will Baptist Music Festival, Shawnee, Oklahoma (1992)
  • Adjudicator, Oklahoma State Music Festival, University of Oklahoma, Normal, Oklahoma (1991)
  • Adjudicator, District Site 60, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (1991)
  • Adjudicator, District Site 64, East Central State University, Ada, Oklahoma (1991)
  • Concert Adjudicator, District Site 57, Northern Oklahoma College, Tonkawa, Oklahoma (1991)
  • Concert Adjudicator, District Site 65, Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma (1991)
  • Adjudicator, Oklahoma State Free Will Baptist Music Festival, Shawnee, Oklahoma (1991)
  • Adjudicator, Oklahoma State Free Will Baptist Music Festival, Shawnee, Oklahoma (1990)
  • Adjudicator, Oklahoma Baptist Convention Young Musicians Festival, Capitol Association (1990)
  • Adjudicator, Oklahoma Baptist Convention Young Musicians Festival, Capitol Association (1989)
  • Concert Adjudicator, Louisiana District VIII Choral Festival, Shreveport, Louisiana (1988)
  • Concert Adjudicator, District IV, Longview, Texas (1988)
  • Adjudicator, State Junior High Festival, Warren, Arkansas (1988)
  • Sight Reading Adjudicator, Louisiana District VIII Choral Festival, Shreveport, Louisiana (1987)
  • Concert Adjudicator, Louisiana District II Choral Festival, Alexandria, Louisiana (1987)
  • Adjudicator, Louisiana District VII Choral Festival, Shreveport, Louisiana (1986)
  • Sight Reading Adjudicator, Region XXI, Orange, Texas (1982)