Hill, Douglas [Doug ]
- Patrick Richards
(b Lincoln, NE, Feb 6, 1946). American horn player and pedagogue. Hill began studying horn in his early teens in Lincoln, Nebraska, with Jack Snider and later studied with philip Farkas and Paul Ingraham. He received the bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and the Master of Music cum laude from Yale University. He taught at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music before joining the faculty of the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1974. He has been a member of the Spoleto Festival Brass Quintet, the Wisconsin Brass Quintet, the Wingra Wind Quintet, the New York Brass Quintet, and the American Brass Quintet. He also has served as principal horn for the Rochester PO and the Madison SO and has toured with the Henry Mancini and Andy Williams orchestras. Hill’s recordings include The Modern Horn (1996) and Music for Horn and Piano (1999), both with Karen Zaczek Hill. He has also composed dozens of works, including those recorded on ...