Brian Boland

Brian Boland

Adjunct Professor

Brian Boland is a producer/engineer with twenty-five years of studio experience behind him. Currently, Brian is working on many independent label projects as well as devoting much of his time to educating the future music makers.

  • MM, Music Technology, Southern Utah University
  • BA, Audio Engineering/Communications, William Paterson University

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Course Sampling

  • Music Technology
  • Digital Audio Fundamentals

Areas of Expertise

  • Music Production
  • Audio Engineering and Mixing

Biography

Brian Boland is a producer/engineer with twenty-five years of studio experience behind him. Starting out at William Paterson College, he learned the art of recording from exceptional teachers including Bob Both (James Brown). After college, he was lucky enough to start his career at the legendary Greene Street Recording NYC (Run-DMC, Public Enemy, Pete Rock, Dave Matthews, George Benson, Beastie Boys...) His band Elwood, was signed to Palm Pictures in 2000 by Chris Blackwell and had success with their cover of "Sundown" by Gordon Lightfoot reaching the Billboard charts. In 2004, Brian moved to Los Angeles where he began freelancing at various studios in LA, Detroit, Seattle and Philadelphia. Brian continued his many personal projects working and playing bass with Shadow Rewind, Baby Stone (Sly Stone's daughter), Dave Krusen (Pearl Jam), and countless others. He also worked at Windmark Recording in Santa Monica, (formerly Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis ' Flight Tyme) where he was able to work on many major label writing camps engineering, and assisting some of the worlds top artists and producers in the urban world, including Timbaland, Macy Gray, Rihanna, Y.G., Mary J. Blige, DJ Mustard, Big Krit, Sha Money XL and many more. Currently, Brian is working on many independent label projects as well as devoting much of his time to educating the future music makers. Currently, he works as an Adjunct Professor at Stetson University teaching in both the School of Music and the Digital Arts programs as well as teaching in the Masters of Music/Music Technology Online Program at Southern Utah University.