In 2004, Michael co-founded Really Inventive Stuff. In 2004, he also made his solo orchestra debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra.
In the 18-19 season, Michael makes his debut with the Jacksonville Symphony (Life and Times of Beethoven), Colorado Music Festival (Peter and the Wolf), Revolution Winds quintet (Peter and the Wolf), and in England, with the Airedale Symphony Orchestra (Tubby the Tuba).
Also this season, he returns to the Richmond Symphony Orchestra (The Story of Babar), New Haven Symphony Orchestra (Green Eggs and Ham), Symphony in C (Peter and the Wolf), University of Southern Maine (Peter and the Wolf, Toy Symphony), and the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra (Life and Times of Beethoven).
As a member of Really Inventive Stuff, he has performed family concerts with orchestras internationally (Singapore), in England (Airedale), in Canada (Victoria and Winnipeg), and around the United States (Annapolis, Charlotte, Delaware, Des Moines, Detroit, Harrisburg, Hartford, Illinois, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Kennett, Lincoln, Milwaukee, the National Symphony, New Haven, Philadelphia, Portland, Princeton, Richardson, Richmond, Saint Louis, Santa Rosa, Symphony in C, Symphony of Southeast Texas, Texarkana, Tulane University, Utah, and the Westchester Philharmonic).
Michael's many orchestra performances also include Beyond the Score presentations with the Philadelphia Orchestra (Beethoven 5, Bartok’s The Miraculous Mandarin, Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, and Prokofiev 5), the National Symphony Orchestra (Shostakovich 4) and the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra (Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, Tchaikovsky 5 and Beethoven 5).
He studied Theatre at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. He is also a graduate of the Professional Theatre Training Program (PTTP) at the University of Delaware, and co-founder of ReallyInventiveStuff.com.
~Bio as of November 2018