Dr. Doug Farwell is currently the Executive Director for the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra and the Department Head of Music at Valdosta State University. Doug holds a DMA from the University of Illinois and an MM from
the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is also the principal trombonist with the Albany and Valdosta Symphony Orchestras and a substitute with other regional Orchestras. Doug will discuss the upcoming events of the season, the collaborations between the city and the University, and how the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra adds to the cultural opportunities in Valdosta.