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Doug Wallace is a vibrant and energetic performer, composer, and educator with diverse experience in all areas of percussion performance and pedagogy. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and The Juilliard School, Mr. Wallace has performed with a variety of acclaimed ensembles including the National Symphony Orchestra, the Washington National Opera, The Metropolitan Opera, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Theater Chamber Players, the Battery Four Percussion Group, Eclipse Chamber Orchestra, Post Classical Ensemble, Washington Symphonic Brass, and the Amadeus Orchestra. He has also participated in several honors ensembles and festival orchestras including Tanglewood Music Center, The National Repertory Orchestra, the National Orchestral Institute, Music Academy of the West, and the International Symphony Orchestra. With these groups and others, Mr. Wallace has worked under the baton of Lorin Maazel, Valery Gergiev, Pierre Boulez, James Levine, John Williams, Seiji Ozawa, Kurt Masur, Leonard Slatkin, and Placido Domingo.

With vast teaching experience at all levels, Mr. Wallace is in high demand as a music educator and clinician. Currently the Director of Percussion for the American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras in Annandale, Virginia, Mr. Wallace is an active percussion director, clinician and sectional instructor at several nationally recognized Fairfax County Public Schools. He is also proud to have been the first full time Professor of Percussion at Christopher Newport University, an up an coming music department located in Newport News, Virginia.   Mr. Wallace's private students have been accepted to continue studies at The Juilliard School, the Curtis Institute of Music, the Cleveland Institute of Music, the New England Conservatory, Boston University, the Peabody Conservatory, the Eastman School of Music, the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, The University of Miami, and DePaul University. His teaching techniques are highlighted in his method book, Percussion with Class, published by FJH Music, and his compositions and arrangements have been performed at The Juilliard School, the Eastman School of Music, New York University, George Mason University, Christopher Newport University, the Music Academy of the West, the Aspen Music Festival, Temple University, the Noncert Chamber Series, the Music for All National Percussion Festival, the Virginia Music Educators Conference, and National's Park.

Affiliations:

Vic Firth, Inc. (Artist/Educator) 

Percussive Arts Society

American Federation of Musicians

ASCAP

FJH Music Publishing Company

Bachovich Music Publications 

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  • Percussion With Class by Doug Wallace (Published by FJH Music)

    Percussion With Class is a comprehensive method covering snare drum, mallet instruments, timpani, and accessory instruments. Also included are instrument solos and percussion ensembles that address the techniques presented throughout the method. Perfect for: Private teachers searching for a comprehensive text / Music educators seeking the confidence required to effectively guide young percussionists / Band directors looking for a classroom resource / Percussion ensemble directors hunting for quality ensemble literature / Professionals desiring fresh exercises and ideas.
     for $9.95

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