Douglas Buchanan

Douglas Buchanan, Music in Worship Repertoire and Resources Co-chair

Dickinson College

Carlisle, PA

Peabody Conservatory

Baltimore, MD

Hailed for his “sense of creative  imperative” (The  Philadelphia  Inquirer) and “ability  to  get under the skin  of  [the  music ’s]  core  material (The  Scotsman),  Dr.  Douglas Buchanan  is  an active conductor, composer, performer, and educator in the greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C.  area.  He serves as Artistic Director of the  Maryland  Choral  Society, Choirmaster  and  Organist  at  St.  David’s  Episcopal  Church in Baltimore,  and teaches as composition  faculty  at  Dickinson College and music theory  and  musicology  faculty  at  the Peabody  Conservatory,  where  he  earned  his  doctorate.  Along  with  his  brother  Benjamin,  he co-directs  Voices  Rise:  A  Baltimore  Choir  of  Hope,  a  street choir  welcoming  individuals experiencing  homelessness  and  financial  distress  to  make  music  together in a  safe and uplifting  environment.

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