Dr. Douglas Claybrook

Senior Lecturer in Music Theory
School of Music
One Bear Place #97408
Baylor University
Waco, TX 76798
Phone: (254) 710-2360
Fax: (254) 710-1191

J. Douglas Claybrook (b. 1960), Senior Lecturer in Music Theory at Baylor University, received a Bachelor of Music Degree in Composition from Wheaton College, where he studied composition with Harold Best; a Master of Music Degree in Church Music/Music Theory from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he studied composition with C.L. Bass; and a Ph.D in Music Theory from the University of Texas at Austin. His dissertation explored the influence of Alexander Glazunov on the early mature works of Igor Stravinsky. He has been a member of the Baylor University faculty since 1989, primarily teaching core courses in music theory and musicianship. He has extensive experience as a choral conductor, having conducted the Baylor Men’s and Women’s choirs as well as several church choirs within the city of Waco; as an accompanist for numerous faculty and student recitals; and as a composer of music for choirs and solo voice. His choral compositions have been performed by the Baylor Concert Choir, A Cappella Choir, Men’s Choir, Women’s Choir, and Bella Voce. In addition to his work at Baylor, he is currently the minister of music and youth at First Baptist Church in Mart, Texas.