B i o g r a p h y

Originally a scholar of Wycliffe College, Douglas graduated in medicine from St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School. 

 

He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was associate ENT Surgeon at  the Royal Surrey County Hospital until his retirement in 2014.

 

He is an independent researcher in music, living in Guildford, Surrey, and is a member of the Royal Musical Association, the American Musical Instrument Society, the Dolmetsch Foundation and a member of the committee of the Galpin Society.

He is a deacon in the Church of England.

Rehearsing with Emma MacMillan

Part of Douglas' instrument collection

Academic distinctions:

2018
DPhil (Oxon)
'Octave flutes in England 1660-1800'.


2014
DMus (RCM)
'The flageolet in England 1800-1900': the instrument, its music , and social context.'

2006
PhD (University of Surrey)
'The recorder 1800-1905'.


1983
FLCM
'The small flute concerto in early eighteenth-century England'.

1982
FTCL
'The recorder in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries'.

1980
AMusLCM

1979
LTCL
 

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