Dr. Natalie Douglass is Assistant Professor of Horn at Utah Valley University. She has taught, performed, and researched internationally, including a U.S. Fulbright grant to the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Ferenc Conservatory in Hungary. Her primary area of research is the development of pedagogical approaches to connect aural skills training to brass instruction, and she has published and given masterclasses on this topic at universities and workshops around the United States as well as the 2014 International Horn Society International Symposium in London, UK. In addition to freelance orchestral and chamber work in the Midwest, she has toured under the batons of Lorin Maazel and Krzysztof Penderecki and performed in venues across Germany, Poland, France, the Netherlands, Hungary, and Oman. Dr. Douglass also researches the relationship between speech patterns and brass articulation, including real-time MRI imaging projects at the Max Planck Institute in Gottingen, Germany. She has presented on this research at numerous speech therapy conferences as well as the 2015 International Horn Society International Symposium in Los Angeles. Dr. Douglass teaches at the Kendall Betts Horn Camp and has taught horn, brass methods, and musicianship in Cincinnati, Chicago, Champaign-Urbana, and at the Illinois Summer Youth Music program at the University of Illinois.
Fulbright Scholar, Kodaly Institute of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music
KBHC Staff: 2013, 2015
KBHC Faculty: 2017, 2018