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Dr. Zane S. Douglass is the Associate Conductor of the UNLV Wind Orchestra

and Visiting Instructor of Conducting at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

His duties at UNLV include teaching Graduate and Undergraduate Conducting; conducting the UNLV Brass Ensemble; co-conducting the UNLV Wind Orchestra and UNLV Community Band; and instructing the “Star of Nevada” Marching Band and the UNLV Basketball Pep Band. Prior to his appointment to UNLV, Dr. Douglass  was Director of Bands and Low Brass at  Montana State University; Conductor of Bands at McNeese State            University; Director of the Snohomish High  School Band Program in Snohomish, Washington; Instructor of          Music at Central Washington University; and band teacher in both the Bozeman and Park City School                   Districts in Montana. 

        Dr. Douglass has transcribed and arranged numerous orchestral works for wind orchestra and chamber                  ensembles. His transcriptions have been performed regularly by University and High School bands,                       including being recorded by UNLV on the Klavier and Mark Records labels and featured on the national                tours of Gustavus Adolphus and St. Olaf Universities. 

              Dr. Douglass earned a Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas,                a Masters of Music in conducting from Central Washington University, and a Bachelor of Music                             Education from Montana State University-Bozeman.

                   Dr. Douglass has presented clinics and performances throughout the United Sates including serving                       as guest conductor for the Lake Charles Symphony Orchestra in Louisiana.  As a trombonist, he                            served as Principal Trombone with the Bozeman Symphony and the Montana Ballet Orchestra, as                            well as in the Intermountain Opera Orchestra.  He has guest conducted at the Louisiana Music                               Educators State Conference, the College Band Directors National Association West-Northwest                              Bi-Annual Conference, and presented clinics for the Montana Music Educators Conference, the                             Montana Bandmasters Symposium, and the Nevada Music Educators annual conference.  

Dr. Zane Douglass

Visiting Instructor of Conducting


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