Doug Porterfield was born in Indiana and has lived in Washington State and Southern California. He has a BA in Music Education and a MA in Music Conducting from Azusa Pacific University.
He was a Worship leader/Pastor of Celebration Arts for 29 years. He is currently volunteering at Pearce Memorial Church in North Chili, NY.
He directed the Male Chorale at Azusa Pacific University and was the Dean of Visual and Performing Arts at Upland Christian Academy (UCA) for 19 years. He is now the director of the Roberts Wesleyan College Men's Chorus, a performing group open to both music majors and non-music majors alike.