Michael began singing at age eight when he joined the Australian Boys Choral Institute, an organisation he continued to be involved with for fifteen years. As a chorister, Michael has sung with numerous choirs including the National Youth Choir of Australia, the Adelaide Chamber Singers, and The Consort of Melbourne.

In 2013, Michael graduated from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music with a Bachelor of Music, majoring in classical voice. During his time at the Conservatorium, Michael’s vocal quartet was awarded the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Chamber Music Prize, and in 2014 came second in the state-wide 3MBS radio competition, ‘The Talent’. Most recently in 2016, they were featured finalists in the Great Romantics Competition hosted by the Melbourne Recital Centre.

Michael has performed as part of the Victorian Youth Opera program; in their workshop of Assembly, their production of The Play of Daniel, and in the World Premiere of The Grumpiest Boy in the World. With the Victorian Opera Chorus Michael has performed in numerous Gala concerts, as well as main stage productions of Nixon in China, La Traviata, and I Pagliacci. In 2015, Michael performed in Victorian Opera’s ANZAC centenary production, Remembrance, touring Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Michael joined The TEN Tenors in 2014, and has travelled throughout Australia, Europe, USA, South Korea and South America.

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