Douglas graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from Victoria University, Wellington. He continued studies at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, finishing with a Master of Music in 2000.
He has contracted with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra as Acting Principal Trombone, and held Principal positions with the Wellington Sinfonia and Christchurch Symphony.
Douglas’ commitment to teaching trombone is something he prides himself on, and enjoys tutoring at all levels.
In addition to this, Douglas is a founding member of NZ’s premier (and only) trombone quartet, Bonanza.