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Buchanan Appointed as Artistic Director of the Maryland Choral Society

In June 2015, Douglas Buchanan was appointed as Artistic Director of the Maryland Choral Society. In this position, Buchanan leads the orchestra and chorus of MCS in concerts of canonical and contemporary works. Learn more about their current season here.

 
 

Welkinharmonie at the National Cathedral

On October 25, Douglas Buchanan performed the suite from his new organ cycle Welkinharmonie at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Find out more about the cycle, listen to excerpts, and read extracts from the accompanying poems here.

 

Presentations and Performances in Scandinavia

From June to July 2015, Douglas participated in the College Music Society International Conference in Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland, where he performed his composition Between the Stones are Peace and Space [link to ] and presented a Spectralist study on Sibelius’ 4th Symphony.

 

Buchanan Appointed as Director of Music at St. Davidís

Beginning in August 2014, Douglas was appointed to serve as Director of Music Ministries at historic St. David’s Episcopal Church in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition to leading weekly services, he conducts the professional chamber choir of the parish, the volunteer ensemble the St. David’s Singers, the Chorister and Handbell Choirs, and coordinates the Concert and Evensong series, in addition to directing the annual Baltimore Bach Marathon, now in its 40th year.

 
 
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