About Michael – Director

Michael’s extensive experience with directing all aspects musical theatre from the music to the choreography ensures an exciting show with all the drama but without the tears!  Having worked with orchestras and choirs young and old means that he can encourage the performers to excel themselves and have fun, whatever the venue.

What people say:

‘As musical director his contagious enthusiasm, creativity and flexibility most certainly supported the cast and enabled them to give of their best. His positivity and encouragement also helped the less confident performers too, which made the production very inclusive. It was a pleasure to work with him, where he showed his flair as a talented pianist and conducted his band with the utmost professionalism.’ 
Kim Porter, producer of ‘Oliver’ (2016)

Click here to read the full letter from Kim‘Michael is a gifted and versatile musician who can inspire and bring out the best in his students.  He hasn’t forgotten that essential fact;  that music should be fun!   He is also an incredibly hard worker, who will always go that extra mile to get the best possible results.’
Barry Mason, Percussion teacher

“You’re an inspirational conductor” (Mary Brownbill, Singing teacher)

Click here to read a letter of thanks from the Grateful Society of Bristol ‘It was a great pleasure to sing with Copious Notes under Michael’s musical direction. He frequently took us on weird and very wonderful musical journeys! Anybody given the opportunity to harness Michael’s prodigious talents and energy is, in my opinion, extremely lucky.’
Kate Comaish, member of Copious Notes

​’Without a doubt it’s a confirmation of your honesty, knowledge of cinema, musical ingenuity and passion for ambitious teaching that make you one of the most remembered staff members at Beaudesert’.
​Adam Freeman, ex-GAP year music student
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