Michael has worked around the world as a Musical Director, Accompanist, Arranger and Composer.
He has taught and musically directed at institutions including Trinity Laban, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, The Urdang Academy, Associated Studios, London School of Musical Theatre, the MTA, University of Cumbria, London Studio Centre, University of West London, Dubai Performing Arts and Guildford School of Acting - Productions include: Bernarda Alba and Guys and Dolls (Stanwix Theatre), Spring Awakening (Cockpit Theatre), Into the Woods (Chelsea Theatre), Animus (World Premiere, Bridewell Theatre, London), School of Rock (Dubai Opera House).
Michael returned to London after completing his MA in Musical Direction from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and holds a BMus (Hons) in Vocal Studies from Trinity College of Music, having also been awarded the Alan J Kirby Prize for Conducting and Charles Proctor Prize for Choral Conducting. In 2013 and 2015, he was nominated for Best Musical Direction in Fringe or Regional Theatre and for The Clockmaker's Daughter at the Landor Theatre by BroadwayWorld.com.
Michael is the co-writer of the new musicals Animus and The Clockmaker's Daughter, which was nominated for 3 Off West End Awards, including Best Musical Production, Best Off West End Production in the West End Wilma Awards 2015, Best New Musical; and 6 BroadwayWorld Awards, including Best New Production of a Musical (Fringe or Regions).