Former dancer with the English National Ballet and now currently residing in Adelaide, Australia, Michael has worked on composing two musicals, MESSiAH The Rock Musical and Esther the Queen, together with many other individual compositions. MESSiAH has featured for several years now in the Adelaide Fringe Festival while ‘Esther’ has been through a process of a ‘first draft’, two workshops, and just recently a one hour performance of a song selection titled ‘Songs of Esther’. The complete work of ‘Esther’ currently sits at 2.5 hours.
https://youtu.be/1_QJ-PfYA2Y Missing You
https://youtu.be/1xCb7xgWDfI Write of the King
Michael was truly introduced to the world of musicals through his English wife, Emma, meeting at English National Ballet while she sang in the Nutcracker choir at the Royal Festival Hall, who is now Co-Director of the Adelaide Youth Theatre.
Other life’s journey and experiences to this point has been through:
Leaning music from an early age playing piano then flute and piccolo