Dr. Douglas Stotter is Director of Bands, Associate Professor of Music, and Coordinator of the Wind and Percussion Division in the UTA Music Department. He conducts the Wind Symphony and teaches undergraduate and graduate conducting and wind literature courses while overseeing all aspects of the band program. He is active as conductor, clinician and adjudicator throughout the United States and most recently in China, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore.
Prior to his appointment at UTA, Dr. Stotter taught at Indiana University, Valdosta State University, the University of Missouri-Rolla, Doane College, and Galesburg (Illinois) High School.
Dr. Stotter’s textbook, Methods and Materials for Conducting,
was published in 2006 and is now in use at numerous universities across the country including Indiana University and Michigan State University, among many others. His other publications include contributions to Teaching Music through Performance in Band (Volumes 5, 6, and 7),
as well as research into the history of Edwin Franko Goldman and the Goldman Band published in the Journal of Band Research.
His arrangement for concert band of songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Three Dorset Songs,
was published in 2003 by Daehn Music and performed at the 2004 Midwest Clinic. His latest arrangement, a setting of Percy Grainger's Sussex Mummer's Christmas Carol,
was published in 2006 by Daehn Music.
Dr. Stotter received his Bachelors and Masters in Music Education from The University of Michigan and his Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting from The University of Iowa.