Mississauga-born Douglas Ohashi joined the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra’s bass section in August of 2019. Prior to this, he had been a core member of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in Maryland and has had a rich freelancing career in the Toronto area as a substitute player for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Canadian Opera Company Orchestra. Douglas has also made a solo appearance in Toronto’s 21C festival.
Douglas holds degrees from the University of Toronto, Peabody Conservatory, and a performance diploma from the Glenn Gould School. During his education, he has studied with some of the foremost players and pedagogues in North America such as: Edward Tait, Jeffrey Beecher, and Ira Gold.