Sal Ferreras

British Columbia

Sal Ferreras is a percussionist, teacher and event organizer who works in many facets of the Canadian music scene. He received a BC Entertainment Hall of Fame star in 2002 and a Healey Willan Award for Outstanding Contributions to Choral Music in 2005. He has a Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology and is Dean of the Vancouver Community College School of Music. Ferreras has directed the Literary Cabaret since 1989, and he and his all-star band, Poetic License, consider it one of the highlights of their musical year.