Douglas Baker

Accompanist Team Leader

Douglas Baker has been working with the Youth Ballet since 2017. An alumnus of the University of Iowa and received his Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Japanese language and music with a piano performance emphasis, he spent the 2015-2016 year abroad in Japan on a Fulbright grant doing research on composer Taijiro Goh. With a long-standing interest in piano improvisation in historical styles, Douglas has future plans to pursue a Masters degree in piano improvisation at the State University for Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart, Germany.