Doug Poplin

DOUG POPLIN, violoncello, performs regularly in venues throughout the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area as a recitalist, chamber musician and ensemble member. Never content with standing still, he has pushed his artistic flexibility to include both early music -- performing and recording on the Dorian label with The Bach Sinfonia as well as concertizing with The Washington Bach Consort on baroque violoncello, but also experimental music on electric 'cello with the avant-garde ensemble BLK W/ BEAR and his newest collaboration with Rich Morel :(. Mr. Poplin received his Bachelor of Music from the University of Minnesota and undertook graduate studies at the University of Maryland, where he was an Orchestra Fellow and worked with the Guarneri String Quartet. His teachers include Kenneth Slowik of the Smithsonian Institution and Harvey Shapiro of the Juilliard School.