Assistant Professor of Trumpet, Kennesaw State University
Dr. Douglas Lindsey began work as lecturer in music and artist-in-residence at Kennesaw State University in the fall of 2012, and joined the faculty at the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in the summer of 2014. Recently as a soloist, he has been a featured artist with the Kennesaw State Wind Ensemble, the Georgia Brass Band, at the Atlanta Trumpet Festival, at the Trumpet Festival of the Southeast, and the Blue Lake Wind Ensemble. Alongside pianist, Judy Cole, he has performed solo recitals all over the Southeast as a founding member of Duo Trompiano. In addition to solo work, Dr. Lindsey enjoys an active chamber music career as first trumpet with the Premiere Brass, as founding member of the Atlanta Trumpet League, and as a member of the Isthmus Brass. Previous to his time at KSU, Dr. Lindsey played concerts all over Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois with the acclaimed Wisconsin Brass Quintet. As an orchestral musician, he regularly performs as the principal trumpet of the Georgia Symphony Orchestra and spent two summers at the Aspen Music Festival and three summers at the Hot Springs Music Festival. As an educator, he maintains a vibrant studio of successful young trumpeters at KSU and at various metro-Atlanta high schools.
Previous to earning his DMA at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under the tutelage of John Aley, Dr. Lindsey studied with Allan Dean at Yale, earning his Master of Music with the distinction of winning the John Swallow excellence in brass prize. Prior to Yale he studied with Ray Mase, Louis Ranger, Kevin Cobb, Scott Moore and Dr. Richard Rulli. Dr. Lindsey received his music performance and music education degrees magna cum laude from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville.
Dr. Lindsey is a Schilke performing artist and plays Facet Mutes.