Joy Douglass is a former faculty member at Boston University’s School of Music. She holds a doctorate in music education from the University of Michigan, a master’s in music education from Columbia University, and a bachelor of science degree in music education from the State University of New York at Potsdam. Douglass has taught music in numerous public schools, most recently at Newton Public Schools in Massachusetts. From 1979-84 she served as conductor of the Harvard Medical School Madrigal Singers. She was organist/choir director at United Parish of Auburndale for over 20 years and is currently director of children’s music there.