Michael is an active performer, teacher, and composer of the guitar. His playing experience ranges from classical guitar, chamber music, Jazz big bands, Rock/funk and Jazz fusion. Michael studied classical guitar at C.W. Post where he graduated with a BA in Music Education. There he performed in numerous recitals, masterclasses, and has since performed at the Long Island Guitar festival throughout the years. While attending C.W. Post, he also was the resident Jazz guitarist of the C.W. Post Jazz band as well as the school’s Renaissance music consort.
Some of the world renowned classical guitarists Michael has played for includes: Manuel Barreuco, Sharon Isbin, Composer Carlos Dominiconi, and Benjamin Verdery among others.