Biography

DOUGLAS MOORE was Professor of Music at Williams College from 1970 to 2007, and cellist with the Williams Chamber Players and the Williams Trio.  His Bachelor of Music degree in cello is from Indiana University, where he studied with Fritz Magg, and his Masters and DMA degrees are from The Catholic University of America in Washington DC.

He has appeared with orchestras and in recital throughout the United States and Canada. He has also conducted cello orchestras at cello congresses, cello camps and universities, and given frequent master classes.

He was an artist/faculty member at the Manchester (VT) Music Festival from 1998 to 2008.  In 1976 Moore played the world premiere performance of the Cello Sonata by Arthur Foote, and since 1981 has played the Foote Cello Concerto with numerous orchestras.

He has recorded music by Foote, Farwell, Cadman, Arensky, Rachmaninov, and Kechley on the Musical Heritage Society, Grand Prix and Liscio record labels. He plays a 1997 cello made by Lawrence Wilke of Clinton, CT.

Douglas Moore is NOT the D. Moore who reviews CDs for American Record Guide.