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Professor of Percussion,
University of Colorado at Boulder
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Dr. Douglas Walter's Full Biography
Professor of Percussion Douglas Wm. Walter is the only marimba and
vibraphone artist to have won First Prize in the Concert Artists Guild
Competition in NYC. He has performed over 300 solo recitals and
concerti throughout 40 states, Canada, Brazil and 8 countries in
Europe, in addition to international conventions of the Percussive
Arts Society, International Association of Jazz Educators and MENC.
An accomplished orchestral musician, Dr. Walter has performed with the
Dallas, Fort Worth, Oregon, Santa Fe Opera, Colorado Ballet and
Orchestras. He is Principal with the Boulder Philharmonic, Colorado
Music Festival and Sunriver Music Festival Orchestras. He has toured
for 20 years with the Westminster Brass.
As a jazz musician he has recorded (on drum set and vibes) with
Michael Pagan, the UNT 1:00 Lab Band, the Modest Jazz Trio, the
Lawless Jazz ensemble, The CU Jazz Asylum Faculty Quintet, the DAD
Trio and the Doug Walter Vibraphone Trio. Dr. Walter holds a dual BM
degree from North Texas State U., summa cum
laude, two Masters degrees (orchestral conducting and percussion) from the
University of Michigan and a DMA degree from Temple University, where
he studied with Alan Abel and David Samuels.
Dr. Walter's compositions are published by Dutch Music Partners,
Matrix Publishing and Alfred.
He endorses Encore Mallets, Sabian Cymbals and Yamaha Mallet Instruments.