Michael is a composer, producer and guitarist based in NYC. In addition to his solo releases, Michael scores commercials, films and dance pieces.

Michael has composed original ad music for a variety of companies including Absolut, Express, Swatch, Joe Malone, Bobbi Brown, Bassike, The Papau New Ginea Tourism Promotion Authority, The British Virdin Islands, FINCA, Emaar Dubai and Ralph Lauren. Michael has had music licensed by Broad City, Free People, Kapital, Lord & Taylor, Marc Jacobs and i-D Magazine.

Outside of the world of advertising, Michael has scored an evening-length dance piece for Guggenheim fellow Rashaun Mitchell and feature-length films for Laura Checkoway (Lucky, NYC screenings at the IFC and the 34th Street AMC) and Benjamin Greene (Survival Prayer, NYC screenings at MoMA). For the past three years, Michael has been focusing on making scores for the films and performances of Dutch artist Melanie Bonajo. Their recent collaboration, the evening-length performance Pilgrimage with the Animals, premiered this past March at the Tate Modern. Michael is currently working on Melanie's film Progress v.s. Sunsets which is up for the Prixe De Rome this coming fall. 


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