Douglas Anderson


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Biography

Douglas Anderson serves Marietta College as Director of the Library. He has studied voice with Thomas Bolton and Marion Alch, music theory with Gregory Proctor, Douglass Green, and Stephan Kostka, and musicology with Charles Atkinson. He holds the Ph.D. in Music Theory from the Ohio State University, master's degrees in library science and music theory from Kent State University and the University of Texas, respectively, and a bachelor's degree in vocal music performance from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas.

Active as a professional choral singer, Dr. Anderson has performed with the Robert Shaw Festival Singers, the Carnegie Hall (N.Y.) Choral Workshop, and the Heritage Chamber Singers of Greenville, South Carolina, as well as Cantari Singers and Opera Columbus, both in Columbus, Ohio. His solo engagements have included the Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Community Singers, the Augusta (Ga.) Choral Society and the Greenville (S.C.) Chorale. He has sung professionally in various choruses under such noted conductors as Robert Shaw, Charles Dutoit, Neville Marriner, Norman Luboff, James Conlon, Alice Parker, and Robert Page. A specialist in Schenkerian analytic theory, Dr. Anderson has also taught music theory, analysis, and counterpoint at Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C., Furman University in Greenville, S.C., and Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio. He served as Artistic Director of the Mid-Ohio Valley Ringers during 2008-2014, and has published a number of musical arrangements for handbell ensemble.


Douglas Anderson
Director of the Library
Marietta College

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