Juilliard trained classical flutist; Los Angeles Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Houston Symphony, and more; 15+ years experience as a professional performing and recording artist. Your one stop shop for all things flute, piccolo, and alto flute!
Welcome to my SoundBetter page! For over 15 years I have worked on thousands of projects collaborating with musicians from all over the world to bring music from virtually ever genre of classical music to life. No matter the size, style/genre, or timeline of your project, contact me now and let's get started!
Douglas DeVries is flutist and founding member of one of Houston’s newest and most versatile ensemble’s, the Monarch Chamber Players. Recent highlights include solo performances of Concerti by Mozart, Bach, and Ibert, in addition to regular guest appearances with the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Louisiana Philharmonic. He has also performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Florida Grand Opera, and the San Antonio Symphony, and has appeared on concert tours to Carnegie Hall, the Grand Ole Opry, and Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms. In Houston, Mr. DeVries can be heard performing with ensembles all across the city including the Houston Symphony, Houston Grand Opera, and Houston Ballet, Opera in the Heights, DaCamera, Aperio, Musiqa, Loop38, and more. As a private teacher and Houston Community College Adjunct Professor, past students now attend the Universities of Houston, North Texas, Sam Houston State, and the Eastman School. Originally from Los Angeles, Mr. DeVries studied at The Juilliard School and Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music.
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I had a fantastic experience working with Douglas! His responsiveness was impressive, as he promptly addressed all my inquiries. Not only did he showcase utmost professionalism, but he also went above and beyond to ensure the best outcome for my project. I greatly appreciate his dedication and the excellent results he delivered. I would highly recommend Douglas for his outstanding work ethic and commitment to excellence.
Douglas did an awesome job. Fulfilled and exceeded everything I asked for in the guidelines of the project. His prices were more than fair, and the quality of his work elevated my track. Thank you!
Doug is the first person I turn to if I need a flutist with a great ear, creativity, and flexible technique. He’s a well rounded performer with broad experience, including both early music and new music, plus practical skills in sound engineering and editing. If that’s not enough, he also has a true collaborative spirit!
Doug is a fantastic flutist and colleague! He is the best in the business in terms of learning music quickly and performing at an extremely high level in a wide variety of styles. He is easy to collaborate with.
Doug is not only an extremely gifted player and consummate professional, he's also just a great dude to work and hang out with. I've had the pleasure of working with him a number of times and look forward to working with him much more!
Douglas was very professional and timely in working on my project. He is an amazing flutist that I can not recommend enough!
Doug is a world class musician and an amazing guy. I can’t recommend him enough!
10/10, 5 stars, Douglas is a pleasure to work with. Highly recommend!
Doug was very professional and considerate of my timeline. Overall an extremely positive experience and would love to work with him again!
Could not ask for higher quality work!!! Douglas not only exceeded my expectations but was a joy to work with. His expertise, professionalism, and passion for flute was incredibly apparent and appreciated. 5 stars.
Doug has been a pleasure to work with. Great quality output and very timely in delivery.
Doug is a world-class musician on the flute. His versatile background makes him capable of any genre or style of music. All this is complemented by how genuine he is as a person. Everything he does is professional, efficient and the highest quality.
You will not find a better flutist. Doug does it all: from baroque to contemporary to classical to experimental. I’ve worked and collaborated with him in the past and his professionalism and skill level is out of this world.
I've played with Douglas a number of times and have had nothing but positive experiences! He's not only tremendously talented, but is also very easy to work with. I look forward to working with him in the future!
I highly recommend Douglas as a musician. I've worked with him numerous times and can say he is attentive to every detail and highly musical. He is a great collaborator as well, and will not quit until the job is done right. One of the best!