Douglas Lindsay is an adjunct professor of music in trumpet at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
He is associate principal trumpet with the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops orchestras. As a soloist, he has performed with the National Symphony of the Dominican Republic, City Hall Orchestra of Kharkov (Ukraine), Wittenberg University Orchestra, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops, and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
As a chamber musician, Lindsay performs with the Cincinnati Pops Brass, Blechblaser Zinzinnati, Concert Nova (a contemporary ensemble of mixed instrumentation devoted to multimedia performance), and the Bach Ensemble of Saint Thomas.
In 1984, he completed his Bachelor of Music degree from Baldwin Wallace College, studying with James Darling and Mary Squire then spent a year at Manhattan School of Music studying with William Vachianno. In 1985, Lindsay was appointed principal trumpet of Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de la Republica Dominicana. From 1987 to 1990, he was a member of the Dayton Philharmonic, and in 1991, he spent a year with the Charlotte Symphony. He then became a member of the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops orchestras.
He is also currently adjunct professor of trumpet at Miami University and has served on the faculty of Wittenberg University and the University of Dayton.