Vocal Consultant & Choral Singing Teacher
At the age of 16, Michael took up a place to study Piano and Singing at Napier University of Edinburgh, gaining the ALCM and LGSM Diplomas in Performance. He then went on to London’s Guildhall School of Music & Drama, graduating in 1995 with a Bachelor of Music (Hons) in Performance. Since leaving the GSMD, Michael has worked throughout the world as a singer, pianist and musical Director. Among notable credits are 3 years world touring with internationally acclaimed a Capella vocal group The Swingle Singers; 3 seasons with operetta specialists, The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, regular appearances with leading orchestras, including the BBC Concert, BBC Welsh, Orchestre National de Paris and Berlin Philharmonic. He has also played several principal roles in London, and on national tour, including Bernstein’s Candide; Tamino in Mozart’s The Magic Flute; and the British premiere of Ragtime, as well as working prolifically in the recording studio, as singer, writer, and producer.
Michael is currently Head of Music of the diploma Musical Theatre Course, at the outstanding Performing Arts College based in Essex namely “Performers College”.