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Don has been with Duquesne University for more than 20 years. Most recently, he was the director of computing support services for the university's computing and technology services. He is a 35-year veteran of the media and communication industry, including four years as the technology strategist for Burson-Marsteller in New York, one of the world's largest public relations firms.

Don co-authored "Advances in Audio Restoration" for the third edition of the "Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology." He is well known in Pittsburgh radio as a producer and on-air host for WQED-FM and WYEP-FM.

As a producer and sound designer, Don has produced several documentary films, including the surround sound mix for the internationally acclaimed "Maxamba" with Dr. Suzanne Barnard of Duquesne's Psychology department.

Don has produced hundreds of classical music recordings for radio, TV and CD. One of his most recent productions was with the Trillium Ensemble in the well-received "Silent Spring" project, composed by Mark Fromm and presented in a week's residence at the New Hazlett Theater.

Don just completed a project with Prof. Ann Labounsky from Duquesne's Mary Pappert School of Music to produce an 11-part radio series for public radio, and a documentary film on Charles Tournemire's "L'Orgue Mystique."


  • B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

  • Sound Design I and II