Michael was featured on Episode 11 of the podcast, Opera Offstage. Check it out here.
In a masterclass with Julian Ovenden, famous for his work on Downton Abbey (Charles Blake). Also pictured, Lisa Buhelos - soprano.
In La Bohéme piano dress rehearsal with Lyric Theatre @ Illinois; Jebat Kee, assistant conductor.
Michael was selected as one of 32 artists for the Opera Saratoga 2020 Summer Festival (since rescheduled to Summer 2021). Read more here.
Michael music directing/playing the second production of Songs for a New World with Lyric Theatre @ Illinois.
Michael was producer/pianist for the Night of Stars concert series, which ran over three iterations, raising money for several organizations in the Southern Tier of New York.
With Thereza Lituma, mezzo soprano, before the
2019 T.J. Smith Scholarship Competition, which she won.
With Dyanna Bohorques and Kelsey Watts, after they placed 1-2 at Regional NATS in 2017.
With Gina Moscato, soprano, Kelly Miller - mezzo-soprano, and Binghamton Director of Graduate Studies, Christopher Bartlette.
Read more here.
Michael's art song "Air Castles", from the cycle of the element... was selected for publication by North Star Music for their anthology, Modern Music for New Singers: 21st Century American Art Song.