After graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2008, Michael moved to New York City. After 5 years of performing and touring based out of Brooklyn, Michael toured with various acts performing at festivals and venues such as SXSW, CMJ, the Blue Note, the Troubadour in LA, and House Of Blues. In 2012, Michael returned to Dallas and has performed, composed and instructed music. He is also working on a Masters degree in Composition from the Meadows School of Fine Arts at SMU.
Michael not only provides a high level of musicianship but a realistic and informed approach to crafting musicians’ abilities. As the Assistant Director at LHSM, Michael directs the program to provide an engaging and inviting environment for students to develop musicianship, ensemble expertise, and excels at preparing young musicians for college auditions.