Borwick, Doug

Doug Borwick (b. 1952)

Doug Borwick is author of Engaging Matters, a blog for ArtsJournal and author/editor of Building Communities, Not Audiences: The Future of the Arts in the U.S. He served as President of the Board of the Association of Arts Administration Educators, an international organization of higher education programs in the field, from 2010-2012. For three decades he was Director of the Arts Management and Not-for-Profit Management Programs and as Professor or Not-for-Profit Management, Arts Management, and Music at Salem College in Winston-Salem, NC. Dr. Borwick is CEO of Outfitters4, Inc., providing management services for nonprofits and of ArtsEngaged, offering training and consultation services to artists and arts organizations seeking to more effectively engage with their communities. Dr. Borwick holds the Ph.D. in Music Composition from the Eastman School of Music and is an award-winning member of ASCAP.

Dr. Borwick received his B.M. (summa cum laude) and M.M. from Baylor University and his Ph.D. in composition (1979) from the Eastman School of Music. He has studied with Samuel Adler, Warren Benson, Joseph Schwantner, Russell Peck, and Richard Willis. His composition honors include the Washington International Competition for String Quartet Composition and the Sernoffsky Prize. He won the 1987 Hinda Honigman Cup (presented annually by the NC Federation of Music Clubs for the outstanding composition by a NC composer) for his orchestral work 'Round the Ring of the Moon. He is a recipient of grants from the North Carolina Arts Council, the American Music Center, and Meet the Composer and has earned ASCAP Awards annually for the last twenty-five years. Dr. Borwick’s music has been performed throughout the United States and has been published by ALRY Publications, Etc., inc.; Leyerle Publications; and Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. His composition Silver Winds, is included on the National Flute Choir’s CD High Altitude.