Will Douglas

WillDouglasWill Douglas has become one of the most prominent guitarists in the north Texas area. Starting his career under the apprenticeship of Professor Michael Daily and continuing with Professor Tom Johnson of The University of North Texas and privately with Adam Holzman of The University of Texas. Will has also performed for some of the top names in guitar including; Tom Sheeley, Virginia Luque, Thomas Kirchhoff, Dale Kavanagh, Johannes Moller, Eduado Fernandez, Eliot Fisk, Bruce Holzman and Oscar Ghiglia among many others. He made his concert debut in Guitar Fort Worth’s Atrium Series in 2004 and attended the 2006 Acadia Guitar Festival in Nova Scotia, Canada and the 2008 and 2009 Iserlohn International Guitar Symposiums in Iserlohn, Germany. Will has also given solo baroque guitar performances and played continuo in The University of North Texas’ Collegium Musicum Baroque Orchestra, which performs operas, concerti and chambers works by the leading composers of the baroque. In December of 2008, Will took the presidential reins of Guitar Fort Worth to help provide performances and educational opportunities to the Fort Worth community. In 2011 Will was invited as a guest lecturer and master class teacher at the 2011 Hamilton International Guitar Festival and The Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Will Douglas finished his Masters in Music Performance degree at UNT and has since returned from the Graduate Diploma program in Eliot Fisk's studio at The New England Conservatory of Music in Boston to seek his Doctorate of Musical Arts degree at the University of North Texas. Will is currently a guitar instructor at The Guitar Studio in Fort Worth, TX and serves as an Adjunct Professor of Instrumental Studies in Guitar at Tarrant County College Northwest, Weatherford College and Arlington Baptist College, as well as, the director of the Lone Star Guitar Festival and Competition at Weatherford College.

His guitar: A Wood Ring Spruce-Cedar Double Top with African Blackwood Back and Sides Framed with Ebony Bindings.