Specialties: ear training, improvisation, good tone, air/breathing, technique, reading music, transcription, composition, arranging, and music theory.
Hours: Wednesdays 8 – 11am, Sat. 9-3
Payment Accepted: Insurance, Cash
Bio: Michael teaches beginning through advanced sax, flute, clarinet and ensembles.
Mike has been teaching kids and adults for 16 years. For the past few years he has taught music production and band in the Brookline Public Schools. He has toured with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and has played in a variety of Broadway style shows.
After performing on cruise ships in Europe and Central America backing up groups like the Crystals Platters he played Jazz in Boston with Jane Potter, Todd Brunel, Blake Newman, John Funkhouser and Dave Landoni.
Michael studied Jazz and Classical saxophone at the University of North Texas and UMASS Amherst. He teaches with and mix of ear training, improvisation and humor while thinking of his students on and an individual basis.