Michael first joined the LPC staff as Organist in 2017. Since then he has served as Director of Music and in 2021 moved into his current role as Director of Church Administration and Music. With over thirty-five years of combined experience in music education, music publishing, and church music, Michael’s career highlights include: helping to stage the opening number of the Macy*s Thanksgiving Day Parade for ten years, providing editorial assistance to Stephen Schwartz on educational choral arrangements from Wicked and the recent Pippin revival, and more recently the team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen), being inducted into the Turpin High School Music Hall of Fame, becoming a member of the Producer’s Wing ­– National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (The Grammys), and serving as Music Director for the NKU Prep Mainstage Music Theater Company. A sought-after accompanist, he has had the privilege of playing in over fifty cities in twenty-five states, Canada, Sweden, Finland, and the former Soviet Union.