30 Years of Creative Development, Production & Management



Doug Minerd is an accomplished composer, producer and entertainment executive with an eclectic background in music production, attractions, entertainment, theatre, education, experiential learning media/new media, brand and communications. He specializes in the ideation, development and management of musically inspired, mission driven, award winning programs that have engaged, enlightened and inspired millions. His smart, often whimsical  scores for theme parks, theatre and commerce have been staples for years.

Doug holds a degree in Music Performance from the DePauw University School of Music where he was a trumpet student of Robert Grocock (Chicago Symphony), and a composition student of Donald H. White. Doug spent more than 25 years with Anheuser-Busch Companies as Music Director, Production Manager, Director and Vice President of Entertainment. His musical drama Four Part Harmony has played in regional theatre and off-Broadway and his collection of fife and drum music (Americana: Fife and Drum BMG Music) has been used in film, television and media production in more than 20 nations around the world.


Staff Positions

Music Director - Cedar Point
Music Director - Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Show Production Manager - Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Director of Entertainment - Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Vice President - Mariah Vision3 Entertainment
Vice President of Entertainment -  SeaWorld San Diego/San Antonio
Vice President of Design & Engineering - SeaWorld San Antonio
Principal, Composer-in-Chief - Minerd Music Works


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 Anheuser-Busch Companies · Seaworld Parks & Entertainment · Nashville Music Scoring  · Musical Theatre Works · Omega Recording Studios ·   · SeaWorld San Antonio, San Diego & Orlando · Theatre IV · Hersheypark · University of Maryland · United Sates Navy Band · Pastiche! · United States Chambers of Commerce · National Public Radio · Busch Gardens Tampa Bay· Princess Cruise Lines · Sesame Place · SRO Associates ·  McNeese State University · Mansfield State · BMG Music · DePauw University School of Music · Cedar Point · Valleyfair · Six Flags · Water Country USA · Silver Dollar City · National Public Radio · Warner Brothers Publications · Manduca Music · Herschend Family Entertainment · Henninger Media Services · Metro Video Productions · Dollywood · Mariah Vision3 Entertainment · Virginia Repertory Theatre ·  MurSto Production · Musical Theatre Works · Omega Recording Studios · Busch Gardens Wiliamsburg · SeaWorld San Antonio, San Diego & Orlando · Theatre IV · The Nashville String Machine · The Kentucky Governor's School for the  Arts ·  Mansion America (Branson MO) · Minnie Madden Productions · Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center · Old Bethpage Village /Sal St.George Living History Productions.