Bio

Douglas Lira is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, composer, and arranger.

Born in Vila Velha / ES- Brazil, Douglas began to study music at the age of 5, starting studies with saxophone at 10 with prof. Jovaldo Guimarães at Art 'Música school in Vitória / ES.

At 17, he completed the technical saxophone course and, later, his bachelor's degree in music with transversal flute, both from FAMES (Faculdade de Música do Espírito Santo), where he taught as a saxophonist and flutist from 2011 to June 2012.

Douglas dedicated his work to God from an early age, having participated in several musical projects such as Ministério de Louvor Está Escrito, Heralds of the King (Brazil), Instrumental Novo Tempo, Novo Tempo Acustico, Dvd Família Novo Tempo, in which he became well known for the instrumental interpretation of song “Autor da Minha fé”, among many others.

In 2008, he produced his first instrumental album entitled "Quero Recomeçar", interpreting songs by several Christian authors.

Also in 2008, he founded the “Ministério Vitória e Louvor” in the city of Vila Velha - ES, in which he worked for 4 years as director and producer, to encourage praise and worship in the state of Espírito Santo - Brazil. In 2011, he produced the group's first CD entitled “Louvo Pra Agradecer”.

In 2012 he was called to lead the music by the largest Adventist Churches in South America (Igreja Central de Curitiba - PR), where he worked for 4 ½ years. All lead and develop important projects with the choirs, Ministry of Praise, and Church Orchestra.

Still, in Curitiba, Douglas produced the CD celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Adventist Church in Brazil and the DVD "Celebrating Generations" of Colégio Curitibano Adventista Bom Retiro in commemoration of the 120th anniversary of Adventist Education in Brazil.

 

In 2015 he released his second CD through the label Novo Tempo, entitled “Manso e Suave”, to offer moments of peace and intimacy with God.

At the end of 2016, Douglas and his wife, Pamella Lira, decided to migrate to the United States to continue their studies.

In 2019 he took over the youth orchestra of the Southern Asian Seventh Day Adventist Church, where he has been acting as a conductor and arranger to date.

Douglas has dedicated his gifts to God for over 20 years. His musicality touched many hearts and his work is a great incentive for musicians to use their talents in worshiping God.

His quest for growth, both spiritual and musical, has inspired many.

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