Mr. Charles Doherty
Charles H. Doherty is the director of Instrumental Music at Damascus High School, leading two bands, a jazz band, and a string orchestra. He carries a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education and a Master of Music in Trombone Performance from Duquesne University, where he played principal trombone in the Symphony Band, lead trombone in the Jazz Ensemble, and principal bass trombone in the Wind Symphony, as well as conducted the Symphony Band in performance. As a performer, Mr. Doherty has played with numerous groups in the DC area, including the Mike Kamuf Little Big Band, Martinsburg Jazz Orchestra, The Yesterday Swing Orchestra, the Montgomery Philharmonic, and the Trinity Chamber Orchestra.
Concert Band, Advanced Band and Concert Band Director