Dr. Douglas Moore-Monroe

Instructor of Clarinet, Interlochen Arts Camp

Associate Professor of Clarinet, East Carolina University

D.M.A., Clarinet Performance, The Ohio State University; M.M., Clarinet Performance, University of Arizona; B.M., Music Education, Michigan State University; Manhattan School of Music; Interlochen Arts Academy

Douglas Moore-Monroe is assistant professor of clarinet at East Carolina University, where he performs with the Coastal Winds woodwind quintet. Previously, he taught at North Dakota State University where he was a founding member of Trio Élan and the Red River Winds, and was principal clarinet with the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra. He has also been principal clarinetist with the Arizona Opera and clarinet soloist with the United States Army Field Band, Washington, D.C. Monroe has performed with the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra, the Aspen Festival Orchestra, and plays regularly with the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra.

In October 2011, Monroe gave the North American premier of Benjamin Britten’s Movements for a Clarinet Concerto and in November 2015 performed Michael Gandolfi’s Winding Up, Winding Down for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble at the New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall.

His teachers have included Frank Kowalsky, Leon Russianoff, Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr, Charles West, and James Pyne.