Q&A with Yamaha Master Educator Douglas Droste

Douglas Droste is director of orchestras and associate professor of music at Ball State University in Indiana.

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Letter to Myself: Douglas Droste

Yamaha Master Educator Douglas Droste is the director of orchestras and associate professor of music at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

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Meet Yamaha Master Educator Douglas Droste

With a dynamic and engaging teaching style, Douglas Droste brings a level of enthusiasm to orchestral rehearsals, which stems from his determination to achieve musical success for every student, at every level, in every ensemble. 

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Advice from Yamaha Master Educator Douglas Droste

Technique vs. Emotion  

Early in my conducting career and marriage, my wife, Amanda, and I were talking to one of my colleagues about a major orchestral work. 

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