Hoffmann Pereira, D.M.A.

Hoffmann Pereira, D.M.A.

Adjunct Professor, 2022

Division of Professional Studies (College)

B.M., Seminário Teológico Batista do Norte do Brasil

Lic.Mus., Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

M.M., Louisiana State University

D.M.A, Louisiana State University

Dr. Hoffmann Pereira is an accomplished conductor and music educator. He has taught music at the college level in Tennessee, California, Arizona, and Florida. His K-12 teaching experiences include teaching music at public and Christian schools in Florida. He was also music director at churches in Pernambuco, Alagoas, and Paraíba states, in Brazil, and Louisiana, in the United States. Dr. Pereira is the Choral Director at Atlantic Christian Academy in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he directs the Middle School Choirs, the High School Choir, and the High School Honors Choir. He holds the Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from Louisiana State University, the Licenciatura em Música from Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, and the Bachelor of Church Music degree from Seminário Teológico Batista do Norte do Brasil.

Dr. Pereira was full-time Music Professor, Director of Choral Activities, and Music Department Chair at Simpson University (California), Arizona Christian University (Arizona), and Hiwassee College (Tennessee). He was instructor of Instrumental Music at Dade Christian School and Orchestra and Chorus Instructor at Ramblewood Middle School, in Florida. He was also Music Director at Primeira Igreja Batista do Engenho do Meio (Recife, Brazil), Igreja Batista do Pinheiro (Maceió, Brazil), Primeira Igreja Presbiteriana de João Pessoa (João Pessoa, Brazil), and St. John’s United Methodist Church (Baton Rouge, Louisiana).

At Simpson University, Dr. Pereira was Artistic Director of the Trinity Repertoire Singers, a community chorus specialized in masterworks. He also conducted the Simpson University Chorale in numerous concerts and professional tours in California, Oregon, and Washington State. At Hiwassee College, he directed the Hiwassee College Chorale and Shalom Chamber Singers, holding multiple concerts and tours in Tennessee. At Arizona Christian University, he directed the ACU Chorale, taught Conducting, and supervised the ACU Concert Series. At Dade Christian School (Hialeah, FL), he directed five K-12 instrumental ensembles and oversaw the school’s instrumental music program. He was also Orchestra and Chorus Director at Ramblewood Middle School (Coral Springs, FL).

Hoffmann’s favorite activities include audiophilia, the aviation industry and its history, international cuisine (especially Brazilian food), and the entertainment industry. He has produced and directed over 140 vlogs as part of an online ministry that has been disseminated by several media outlets, including YouTube, Facebook, and the Boca Raton Tribune. Hoffmann is married to Thelma, a Portuguese Translator and Interpreter. Thelma is a classically trained singer with multiple solo and choral experiences.

Professional Website: www.hoffmannpereira.com

Repertoire highlights:

  • Bach’s Magnificat (Trinity Repertoire Singers)
  • Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem (Trinity Repertoire Singers)
  • Handel’s Messiah (Trinity Repertoire Singers)
  • Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass (Trinity Repertoire Singers)
  • Haydn’s Symphony no.1 (Louisiana State University [LSU] Orchestra)
  • Lauridsen’s Sure on This Shining Night (Simpson University Chorale)
  • Mahler’s Symphony no.2 (Trinity Repertory Singers | North State Symphony Orchestra [California])
  • Mendelssohn’s Lord in Thy Mercy Grant Us Peace (Atlantic Christian Academy High School Honors Choir)
  • Mendelssohn’s Psalm 43 (LSU Summer Chorus)
  • Mozart’s Vesperae solennes de Confessore (Trinity Repertory Singers | Shasta Symphony Orchestra)
  • Mozart’s Mass in C Major (K.257) (LSU Chamber Choir & Orchestra)
  • Rheinberger’s Mass in F Minor (Trinity Repertoire Singers)
  • Rutter’s Gloria (Trinity Repertoire Singers)
  • Schubert’s Mass in G Major (Trinity Repertoire Singers)
  • Stanford’s Magnificat & Nunc dimmittis (LSU A Cappella Choir)
  • Vivaldi’s Gloria (Trinity Repertory Singers | Shasta Symphony Orchestra)
  • Vaughan Williams’ Dona nobis pacem (Trinity Repertory Singers | Shasta Symphony Orchestra)
  • Whitacre’s Five Hebrew Love Songs (Simpson University Chorale)