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R. Douglas Sheldon

Founder & Managing Partner

(+1) 732 397 9976

R Douglas Sheldon’s career began as Assistant Conductor of the Brown University Glee Club, then Visiting Instructor in Music and Choir Director at Hamilton College, followed by Executive Assistant to the Music Director and the General Manager of the Rochester Philharmonic, before settling in for a 5-decade stint at Columbia Artists.  In the fall of 2020 he formed his own artist management - Sheldon Artists.


Mr. Sheldon has represented artists and ensembles as disparate as Alexis Weissenberg, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Beaux Arts Trio, Boston Symphony, Boys Choir of Harlem, Denis Matsuev, Grace Bumbry, Jaap van Zweden, Khatia Buniatishvili, Leonard Slatkin, London Symphony, Mariinsky Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Orchestre Nationale de France, Salzburg Marionettes, Teresa Berganza and Valery Gergiev.


He has served as Music Director of St. Peters Episcopal Church since 1976, Choirmaster of the Hamilton College Reunion Choir since 1980, and Founder & Conductor of the Baldwin Festival Choir of New York since 2008. In addition, he has guest-conducted the Orpheus Club of Philadelphia, the University Glee Club of New York, and Orfeon Pamplones. 


Mr. Sheldon has served as Juror at the Olga Kern Piano Competition, the Concours Musicales International Piano Competition Montreal, and the Malta Piano Competition; Grand Chair of the OSM Organ and Violin Competitions, and President of the Sarasate International Violin Competition.

One to One with Musical America

Interview with Kultura TV Russia

Classeek Forum 2019

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