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Gerald Douglas

Trumpet teacher

Music

Role

Gerald is the University's trumpet teacher, working in NTU's Music department.

Career overview

Gerald has enjoyed a successful career combining mainly orchestral playing and his role as Head of Brass at Nottingham High School.

He was Principal Trumpet in the East of England Orchestra for 25 years, during which he appeared as soloist in their first 'live' recording for Radio 3. Gerald has played for most of the professional orchestras in the region, notably the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under Sir Simon Rattle, BBC Philharmonic, Liverpool Philharmonic, Hallé Orchestra, and toured with the Ulster Orchestra.