Douglas Thompson, D.M.A. Assistant Professor of Music

Douglas S. Thompson was born in Canada. He has an extensive musical background, which is remarkably diverse. His compositions cover a broad spectrum of styles and genres, including electronic and acoustic media. They have been performed in the United States, Canada, and Europe.  Furthermore, he is the recipient of both academic and honorary awards from the University of Victoria, Temple University, the British Columbia Arts Council, the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, and the Millay Colony for the Arts.

Field of Interest

Music Theory and Composition

Courses Taught at Felician University

MUS 116: String Ensemble
MUS 130: Music Theory I
MUS 131: Music Theory II
MUS 225/325: Music Technology
MUS 330: Theory and Analysis
MUS 345: Orchestration and Arranging
MUS 456: Music History and Literature II
MUS 460: Senior Symposium


Thomas Ford‚‘What Then Is Love,’
transcribed and edited for guitar and voice, in Soundboard 32, Nos. 3 & 4 (2007)
Musical Structure and the Evocation of Time in Hugo Wolf’s 'Ein Stündlein wohl vor Tag’
in The National Association of Teachers of Singing Journal 65, No. 1 (2008).
Assistant Professor Douglas Thompson
Office Location:
Obal Hall, Room 301
Contact Phone:
(201) 355-1124


DMA, Temple University, Boyer College of Music and Dance
M.Mus., Temple University, Boyer College of Music and Dance
B.Mus., University of Victoria

Positions Held

Felician College, Assistant Professor of Music (2012- present)
Felician College, Adjunct Assistant Professor (2011-2012)
Westminster Choir College, Adjunct Associate Professor (2008-2009) (2011-2012)
New Jersey City University, Assistant Professor (2009-2011)
New Jersey City University, Adjunct Music Instructor (2007-2009)
Caldwell College, Adjunct, Lecturer (2007-2008)
Essex County College, Adjunct, Lecturer (2006-2008)
Burlington County College, Adjunct, Lecturer (2001-2007)
Temple University, Graduate Assistant (1997-2001)