Douglas Gilchrist

Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba

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Tues. & Sat.

Doug is a longtime teacher and band director in the Washington, DC, and Maryland school systems, leading concert, stage, and marching bands to numerous awards over years of competition. At Eastern High School, Doug helped grow the instrumental music program from 12 students to more than 100. Under his leadership, the program exceeded all expectations and evolved into a nationally recognized program of excellence. Doug’s groups have performed at  Washington Wizards and Mystics games, on the BET On Jazz program, and the National Cherry Blossom Parade, among many others.

Teachers and staff from Middle C Music perform the Chet Baker song, "Just Friends" at the annual outdoor celebration at Turtle Park in Washington, D.C. Featuring Doug Gilchrist on trombone, Joe Gallo on guitar, Nick Fliakas on bass, Nathaniel Aguilar on keyboards, and Dave Ray on drums.