Michael has been composing, arranging and teaching music for 35 years. He holds degrees in music from Birmingham-Southern College, The University of Alabama, Birmingham, and the University of Montevallo. He is an Orff Schulwerk master teacher and is a nationally recognized teacher in the United States. Michael is the Chancel Choir Director for Morningstar United Methodist Church. His current projects include several new Advent anthems and a new Easter Cantata due to be released soon.