Doug Doerfert is the Director of Ensembles at Lane Community College where he conducts the Lane Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and teaches Music Fundamentals. As one of the full-time faculty, Doug works with music teachers across Lane County as a liaison in recruiting and outreach. Doug also performs with the Lane Faculty Jazz Combo.
Prior to working at LCC, Doug was a high school band director for 13 years, most recently at South Eugene High School. He was also the Musical/Artistic Director of the Swing Shift Jazz Orchestra for several years.
As an active performer, Doug has played trumpet with Eugene Composer’s Big Band, Jazz Station Monday Night Big Band, Jazz Kings, SHEDD Musical Theater productions, and the Ridgeline Brass Quintet. He has also performed with the Eugene Symphonic Band and the Oregon Brass Society.
Doug received his Masters of Music in Wind Conducting from the University of New Mexico and his Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Northern Colorado.