Michael was also a 2016 Young Artist in the CoOPERAtive program, a premiere opera training program. In 2013, he co-created and edited a modern performing edition of J.A. Hasse’s La Spartana Generosa, and the following summer performed in the first public production of the opera since 1747. As a member of the Westminster Symphonic Choir, Michael has had the privilege of performing under the batons of major conductors including Alan Gilbert, Charles Dutoit and, Yannick Nézet-Séguin with their respective orchestras.
Michael offers lessons in voice, piano, composition, theory, and conducting at Music & Arts’ Princeton location. His curricula maintains structure, while still allowing for students to explore whatever music genre they wish. Michael’s teaching fosters well-rounded musicality, technical excellence, and open communication.