Winthrop University: CVPA Faculty and Staff Profile - Black, Douglas

Name:  Douglas Black, Jr.
Title:  Adjunct Faculty of Music
Education:  D.M.A., Tuba Performance, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
M.M., Tuba Performance, Illinois State University
B.M., Music Education, University of South Carolina 
Office:  223 Conservatory of Music
Phone:  803/323-4618
Area(s):  Applied Tuba, Applied Euphonium, Tuba-Euphonium Choir, Brass Chamber Music, Music Technology, and Music Education

Dr. Douglas Black, Jr is the Tuba and Euphonium Faculty at Winthrop University where he teaches applied tuba and euphonium, directs the Winthrop University Tuba-Euphonium Choir, coaches brass chamber music, and teaches music education courses. Doug is also on the music faculty at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the University of South Carolina, and is an active freelance musician and teacher in North and South Carolina.

Doug has performed concertos with the Winthrop University Wind Symphony, Peoria Municipal Band, and given recitals in North Carolina, South Carolina, Illinois, Alabama, and Canada. Doug is an active orchestral tubist, he is the acting principal tuba in the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, principal tuba of the Rock Hill Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with the Durham Symphony Orchestra, Augusta Symphony, South Carolina Philharmonic, Aiken Symphony Orchestra, and the Charlotte Civic Orchestra. Doug has also performed with the Triangle Brass Band and was the tubist with Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass. Douglas has performed and presented at numerous regional and international conferences.

Doug received a Bachelor's degree in Music with emphasis in Music Education with an Undergraduate Performance Certificate from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, a Master of Music degree in Tuba Performance from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois, and Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Doug was previously a band teacher in Nottoway County, Virginia Public Schools and a music instructor at Halifax Community College in North Carolina.

Doug is a Buffet Crampon performing artist/clinician and plays exclusively on B&S tubas.

Last updated by rayj 08/31/2020

Last Updated: 8/29/22