Musical Director - OpenUp Music.
Doug has specialised in making music more accessible for disabled people since 2000. With extensive experience as a music leader, arts manager, consultant and trainer for a range of organisations, including Drake Music, The British Paraorchestra, Sing Up, Youth Music and Musical Futures, he co-founded OpenUp Music with Barry Farrimond in 2014. Doug is a regular speaker on music and disability nationally and internationally, and has served as a judge for the OHMI (One Handed Musical Instrument) competition since 2013. As Musical Director of OpenUp Music, he works closely with young disabled musicians to “redefine the idea of The Orchestra”; motivated by a conviction that music technology not only has the power to make music more accessible, but also has the potential to generate exciting new musical forms.
|Arts Award discussion group||Group||2 years 3 months ago|
|Drake Music||Organisation||2 years 6 months ago|
|Music Making, Special Educational Needs & Disability||Group||2 years 6 months ago|
|Music Technology||Group||2 years 6 months ago|
|Musical Inclusion||Group||2 years 3 months ago|
|OpenUp Music||Organisation||2 years 6 months ago|
|OpenUp Music||Organisation||2 years 3 months ago|
|Outcomes and Evaluation||Group||2 years 3 months ago|
|Sing Up||Organisation||2 years 6 months ago|
|South West regional discussion group||Group||2 years 3 months ago|