Michael is returning to Opera Carolina stage as Fiorello and the officer in the production of The Barber of Seville in the 2008-2009 season. Since his debut with opera Carolina as Count Paris in Romeo and Juliette in 2007 he has performed the role of Coline in La Boheme with CPCC opera, King Theseus and Cobweb in Epic Arts musical adaptation of Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Nights Dream, and Wolfgana Bigbad in Opera Carolinas educational outreach program. Michael has been a member of the Opera Carolina ensemble since 2007. In previous years he has performed in Aida, Amahl and the Night Visitors, and bass soloist in the Schubert Mass in G . As a concert violinist Michael performed throughout the East coast as well as Europe and has served as concertmaster with the West Shore Symphony.