JUNE 6-8, 2019

Douglas Hedwig

Composer Douglas Hedwig was a trumpet player with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (Lincoln Center, NYC) for 27 years. Since turning his full attention to composition in 2011, his music has been performed at the Blossom Music Festival by members of the Cleveland Orchestra, North/South Consonance Chamber Orchestra, and the West Point Band. Dr. Hedwig is Professor Emeritus at The City University of New York-Brooklyn, and formerly served on the faculty of The Juilliard School. Composer-in-Residence at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts (WY) in July 2017, he was recently elected as a Voting-Member of The Recording Academy and Grammy Awards.