"Art is a coral reef, and the greatest artist is only one more insect, owing his virtue more to his attachments than to himself." - Daniel Gregory Mason
In fall 2012, Douglas Monroe became the Assistant Professor of Clarinet at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Previously, he was Assistant Professor of Clarinet at North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota, a position he held from 2009-2012. During the summer months, he is Woodwind Faculty Coordinator and Instructor of Clarinet at Interlochen Arts Camp. Dr. Monroe has enjoyed an eclectic career as clarinetist and conductor. His performances have taken him to fifty states, Canada, and Europe where he has performed at venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Royal Albert Hall in London, and the Schauspielhaus in Berlin.

His performances have garnered acclaim from reviewers around the country. The
Green Valley News wrote, “Monroe was flawless in his technique, impeccable in his intonation, and dramatic in his interpretation.” The Lancaster Eagle-Gazette said, “In one word, Monroe was inspiring.”

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Clarinet studio at East Carolina University, Spring 2015