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Doug Bielmeier




  • Ed.D., Instructional Leadership, Argosy University, Washington, DC, 2013
  • Professional Certifications, The Omega School, Rockville, MD, 2007
  • Pro Tools Operator, Maryland Audio Engineer Certificate & Live Sound Certification
  • M.M., Music Composition, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 2006
  • B.M., Music Production Technology, The Hartt School, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT, 2003.
  • B.M., Music Composition, The Hartt School, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT, 2003.

Professional Experience

  • Audio Engineering Freelance Recording/Mix Engineer 2008-2015 Noisy Buffalo Productions, Nashville, TN
  • Audio Engineering Staff Engineer/Assistant Producer 2006-2008 District Entertainment Studios, Alexandria, VA
  • Teaching Assistant Professor & Purdue Graduate Faculty Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Music Technology 2015-2018
  • Teaching Assistant Professor – Department of Audio Recording Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 2013-2015
  • Teaching Faculty – Department of Audio Production The Arts Institute of Washington, Arlington, VA 2007-2013

Past Clients

  • New Amsterdam Records
  • Ravello Records
  • Parama Recordings
  • Centaur Classical
  • Iridian Records
  • Soul Vibe Productions
  • Chocolate Chi Music
  • Noisy Buffalo Production
  • District Entertainment Studios
  • Entertainment Exchange. Washington DC
  • Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax
  • The Cutting Corporation
  • Library of Congress
  • WNED FM Public Radio, Buffalo, NY

As a Teaching Professor of Music Production at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, Bielmeier combines his expertise in music, audio production, and composition with his dedication to education.


Research/Publications Highlights

Bielmeier, D. (2017). Developing Content Literacy in Students enrolled in Media Education Programs. Journal of Media Education, Vol 8 No2, 5-15.
Bielmeier, D. (2016). A Musician’s Engineer: Best practices for teaching music proficiency at formal audio recording and production programs. Journal of the Art of Recording Production, 50-62.
Bielmeier, D. (2016). Audio Recording and Production Education: Skills new hires have and where they reported learning them. Journal of the Audio Engineer Society, 64, 218-228. DOI:

Professional Affiliations

Member, The College Music Society (CMS) 2016-Present
Member, Music Entertainment Industry Education Association (MEIEA) 2013-Present
Member of the Education Committee, Audio Engineering Society (AES) 2008-Present

Courses Taught

  • MUSI 2232: Music Recording 1
  • MUSI 2331: Music Recording 2
  • MUSI 3341: Music Recording 3–Mixing and Mastering