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It’s never too early to book for a workshop, festival or special engagement. Contact Michael to bring him to the podium for YOUR festival, All-State/All-County event, or private workshop!

MARCH 2020
Conductor, Handbell Musicians of America Area 5 Spring Festival (Louisville, KY)

FEBRUARY 2020
Conductor, New Ebenezer Advanced Handbell Festival (Rincon, GA)

JULY 2019
Youth Choral Clinician, Massanetta Springs Church Music Conference 2019 (Harrisonburg, VA)
Faculty Member, Handbell Musicians of America National Seminar (St. Louis, MO)
Master Instructor in Theory, Handbell Musicians of America Certification program (St. Louis, MO)
Conductor, Classic Bronze (Alberta, Canada)

JUNE 2019
Conductor, various unaccompanied works (Salzburg, Austria)
Conductor, Glasgow’s Requiem, European premiere (Vienna, Austria)

MARCH 2019
Conductor, NC Baptist Adult Festival East (Cary, NC)
Conductor, Ring in the Spring (Leawood, KS)
Clinician, Private workshop with Rezound! handbell ensemble (Kansas City, KS)

FEBRUARY 2019
Conductor, NC Baptist Adult Festival West (Shelby, NC)
Conductor, New Ebenezer Intermediate Handbell Festival (Rincon, GA)

JANUARY 2019
Conductor, Ministry of Bellz “Christmas in January” event (SOTA Concert Hall, Singapore)
Conductor, Las Vegas Twelfth Night Handbell Festival (Boulder City, NV)
Clinician, National Conference for Sacred Music (Charleston, SC)

NOVEMBER 2018
Music Theory Instructor, Handbell Musicians of America Accreditation event (Cincinnati, OH)

OCTOBER 2018
Conductor, OctobeRing (Winston-Salem, NC)

JULY 2018
Faculty Member, Handbell Musicians of America National Seminar (Grand Rapids, MI)
Maybe It’s Just Me (stand-up comedy show) for Handbell Musicians (Grand Rapids, MI)

MAY 2018
Music Theory Instructor, Handbell Musicians of America Certification & Instructor Accreditation event (Dallas, TX)
Adjudicator & Conductor, 13th Hong Kong Handbell Festival (Tuen Mun Hall, Hong Kong)

APRIL 2018
Conductor, Nittany Valley Handbell Festival (Bellefonte, PA)

FEBRUARY 2018
Conductor, Snake River Handbell Conference (Boise, ID)

NOVEMBER 2017
Conductor, Mid-Carolinas Handbell Festival (Charlotte, NC)

OCTOBER 2017
Attendee, 19th Annual Distinctly Bronze East event (New Bern, NC)

AUGUST 2017
Master Instructor in Music Theory Certification, Handbell Musicians of America Area 3 Directors Seminar (Raleigh, NC)
Conductor, Handbell Ringers of Great Britain Ringing Residency Week (Sheffield, England)

JULY 2017
Faculty Member, Handbell Musicians of America National Seminar (Anaheim, CA)
Handbell Clinician, Fellowship of American Baptist Musicians 2017 Conference for Church Musicians (Green Lake, WI)

JUNE 2017
Conductor, Glasgow’s Requiem, Carnegie Hall premiere (New York, NY)

MAY 2017
Conductor, Ontario Guild of English Handbell Ringers “United We Ring” festival (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)

APRIL 2017
Conductor, WISH Youth Festival (Bethesda, MD)

MARCH 2017
Conductor, Cabell County All-County High School Chorus (Huntington, WV)

FEBRUARY 2017
Conductor, Capital Area Young Ringers Festival (Raleigh, NC)
Conductor, 10th Annual Anthornis advanced ringing festival (Minneapolis, MN)

OCTOBER 2016
Clinician, RingFest 2016 (Toledo, OH)
Attendee, 18th Annual Distinctly Bronze East event (New Bern, NC)

JULY 2016
Attendee, Handbell Musicians of America Notation Conference (Rochester, NY)
Master Instructor in Theory, Handbell Musicians of America Certification Program (Rochester, NY)
Conductor, Handbell Musicians of America Advanced Ringing Track at National Seminar (Rochester, NY)

JUNE 2016
Conductor, Handbell Musicians of America Area 12 “Handbell Hop” Conference (Modesto, CA)
Conductor, Hawaii Summer Ring (Honolulu, HI)
Music Theory Instructor, Handbell Musicians of America Certification & Instructor Accreditation event (St. Louis, MO)

APRIL 2016
Conductor, Handbell Musicians of America Area 3 Spring Festival (Winston-Salem, NC)
Conductor, Knoxville Area Handbell Festival (Knoxville, TN)

MARCH 2016
Conductor, Chattanooga Area Handbell Festival (Chattanooga, TN)
Attendee, Distinctly Bronze West event (Portland, OR)

FEBRUARY 2016
Advanced-Division Conductor, Lutheridge Handbell Weekend (Asheville, NC)
Clinician, Baptist Youth Handbell Festival (Greensboro, NC)

OCTOBER 2015
Conductor/Clinician, St. Paul’s Handbell Festival (Salem, OR)
Conductor, OctobeRing (Winston-Salem, NC)

AUGUST 2015
Conductor, Handbell Ringers of Great Britain Ringing Residency Week (Sheffield, England)

JULY 2015
Master Instructor in Theory, Handbell Musicians of America Certification program at Pinnacle event (Dallas, TX)
Handbell Clinician, OASIS Church Music Conference (Buies Creek, NC)

MAY 2015
Clinician, Private workshop with Bells of the Sound (Seattle, WA)
Clinician, Greater Puget Sound Handbell Conference (Seattle, WA)

APRIL 2015
Clinician, Handbell Musicians of America Area 11 Wyoming Spring Ring (Casper, WY)

MARCH 2015
Conductor, Manchester UMC Invitational BellFest 2015 (St. Louis, MO)
Clinician, Florida State Handbell Festival (Fruitland Park, FL)
Clinician, Private workshop, Winstead United Methodist Church (Wilson, NC)

FEBRUARY 2015
Conductor, Greater Houston Handbell Association FebFest (Houston, TX)
Clinician, Private workshop with Houston Bronze (Houston, TX)
Conductor, Winter Ring (Bainbridge, GA)

JANUARY 2015
Master Instructor in Theory, Handbell Musicians of America Master Series (Hebron, KY)
Attendee, The Complete Conductor DCINY Mentoring Event with Dr. Craig Jessop (New York, NY)
Conductor, Bells of the Cascades Cruise of the Bells XIII (Eastern Caribbean)

NOVEMBER 2014
Conductor, Anthornis North (Fargo, ND)
Clinician, Northern Virginia Handbell Festival (Centreville, VA)
Conductor, Catawba County All-County High School Chorus Festival (Hickory, NC)

OCTOBER 2014
Clinician, Private Choral and Handbell Workshops, First Presbyterian Church (Henderson, NC)
Conductor, OctobeRing (Mt. Airy, NC)

AUGUST 2014
Handbell Clinician, Massanetta Springs Church Music Conference 2014 (Harrisonburg, VA)
Conductor, Greater Houston Handbell Association August Adventure (Houston, TX)

JULY 2014
Advanced Handbell Clinician, Lutheridge Summer Music Week 2014 (Asheville, NC)
Faculty Member, Handbell Musicians of America National Seminar (Atlanta, GA)
Master Instructor in Theory, Handbell Musicians of America Certification program (Atlanta, GA)
Conductor, Zephyr Point Handbell Conference (Zephyr Cove/Lake Tahoe, NV)

JUNE 2014
Conductor, Handbell Musicians of America Area 8 Festival (Davenport, IA)

MAY 2014
Clinician, Now I See It! Festival and Education Workshop (Raleigh, NC)

APRIL 2014
Conductor, Vermont Spring Ring and Directors Workshop (Burlington, VT)

MARCH 2014
Conductor, Utah Spring Ring (Salt Lake City, UT)
Conductor, Greater Dallas Handbell Association Level 3 Festival (Dallas, TX)

FEBRUARY 2014
Conductor, Winter Ring (Tallahassee, FL)
Conductor, NC Baptist Adult Festival West (Shelby, NC)

JANUARY 2014
Attendee, Epiphany Ring (Durham, NC)
Master Instructor in Theory, Handbell Musicians of America Master Series (Hebron, KY)

NOVEMBER 2013
Conductor, Bell Tower Ringers Handbell Festival (Salisbury, NC)
Attendee, Capital Area Handbell Festival (Raleigh, NC)
Clinician, discoveRING Youth Festival (Chesapeake, VA)

OCTOBER 2013
Conductor, Bronze Reunion 2013 (Alexandria, VA)
Attendee, 14th Annual Distinctly Bronze East event (New Bern, NC)
Conductor, Houston Bay Area Bell Festival (Houston, TX)
Conductor, Orchard Park “Bring and Ring 6” (Indianapolis, IN)

SEPTEMBER 2013
Conductor, Lutheridge Choral Retreat (Asheville, NC)

AUGUST 2013
Master Instructor in Theory, Handbell Musicians of America Certification program at Area 3 Directors’ Seminar (Clemmons, NC)

JULY 2013
Conductor, Handbell Musicians of America Area 4 “Freedom and Fireworks” event (Jacksonville, FL)
Faculty Member, Handbell Musicians of America National Seminar (Portland, OR)
Master Instructor in Theory, Handbell Musicians of America Certification program (Portland, OR)
Conductor, Handbell Ringers of Great Britain National Residential Ringing Week 2013 (Sheffield, England)

JUNE 2013
Conductor, An Evening of Handbells, North Raleigh UMC (Raleigh, NC)
Conductor, Handbell Revelations concert (Knightdale, NC)
Handbell Conductor, Lake Junaluska Music and Worship Arts Week (Lake Junaluska, NC)

APRIL 2013
Conductor, Tennessee Valley Handbell Festival (Huntsville, AL)
Conductor, Greater Dallas Handbell Association Festival (Richardson, TX)
Conductor, Southern California BronzeVision & Spring Ring (Temecula, CA)

MARCH 2013
Conductor, James River Ringers 2-3 Octave Festival (Richmond, VA)
Conductor, Knoxville Area Handbell Festival (Knoxville, TN)
Conductor, Handbell Musicians of America Area 5 Spring Festival (Fort Wayne, IN)

FEBRUARY 2013
Conductor, 6th Annual Anthornis advanced ringing festival (Minneapolis, MN)
Conductor, Baptist Youth Handbell Festival (Greensboro, NC)
Conductor, Philadelphia Handbell Ensemble Winter Festival (Philadelphia, PA)

JANUARY 2013
Conductor, Epiphany Ring (Durham, NC)
Clinician, Augsburg Fortress Choral Music Festival (Columbia, SC)

NOVEMBER 2012
Attendee, Capital Area Handbell Festival (Raleigh, NC)
Conductor, Trinity Presbyterian Handbell Festival (Herndon, VA)

OCTOBER 2012
Attendee, 14th Annual Distinctly Bronze East event (New Bern, NC)
Clinician, RingFest 2012 (Toledo, OH)

SEPTEMBER 2012
Master Instructor in Theory, Handbell Musicians of America Certification program at Area 3 Directors’ Seminar (Fredericksburg, VA)

JULY 2012
Handbell Clinician, Fellowship of American Baptist Musicians 2012 Conference for Church Musicians (Green Lake, WI)
Conductor, Zephyr Point Handbell Conference (Zephyr Cove/Lake Tahoe, NV)

JUNE 2012
Conductor, An Evening of Handbells, North Raleigh UMC (Raleigh, NC)
Conductor, Handbell Musicians of America Area 3 Bravissimo! advanced event (Herndon, VA)
Conductor, Handbell Musicians of America Area 9 Handbell Summit (Houston, TX)
Conductor, 2012 Handbell Musicians of America Area 12 Conference at Disneyland (Anaheim, CA)

APRIL 2012
Conductor, North Hills Handbell Festival (Pittsburgh, PA)

MARCH 2012
Conductor, River City Ring (Memphis, TN)
Conductor, Hudson Valley Young Ringers’ Festival (Mt. Kisco, NY)
Conductor, Chattanooga Area Handbell Festival (Chattanooga, TN)

FEBRUARY 2012
Conductor, Illinois Young Ringers’ Event (Chicago, IL)
Clinician, Lutheridge Handbell Weekend (Asheville, NC)

NOVEMBER 2011
Attendee, Capital Area Handbell Festival (Raleigh, NC)

OCTOBER 2011
Conductor, Middle Tennessee Handbell Festival (Nashville, TN)
Attendee, 13th Annual Distinctly Bronze East event (New Bern, NC)

JULY 2011
Clinician, AGEHR Area II Summer Conferences (Kutztown, PA)
Faculty Member, AGEHR National Seminar (Minneapolis, MN)
Master Instructor in Theory, AGEHR Certification program (Minneapolis, MN)

JUNE 2011
Conductor, An Evening of Handbells, North Raleigh UMC (Raleigh, NC)

MAY 2011
Conductor, Siskiyou Summit Handbell Conference (Ashland, OR)

MARCH 2011
Conductor, Chattanooga Area Handbell Festival (Chattanooga, TN)
Conductor, AGEHR Area III Spring Festival (Ocean City, MD)
Conductor, San Francisco Bay Area Spring Ring (San Francisco, CA)

FEBRUARY 2011
Conductor, Illinois Young Ringers’ Event (Chicago, IL)
Conductor, Church Musicians Guild Handbell Festival (Wilson, NC)
Conductor, Massanetta Springs Ringing at the Springs 2011 Handbell Festival
(Harrisonburg, VA)
Guest Conductor, Shenandoah Valley SDA Academy private workshop (New Market, VA)

JANUARY 2011
Handbell Conductor, Choristers Guild Midwinter Workshop (Dallas, TX)

NOVEMBER 2010
Attendee, Capital Area Handbell Festival (Raleigh, NC)

OCTOBER 2010
Conductor, Ain’t Misbehavin’ program concert, Tar River Chorus (Rocky Mount, NC)
Attendee, 12th Annual Distinctly Bronze East event (New Bern, NC)
Clinician, RingFest 2010 (Toledo, OH)

JULY 2010
Clinician, Concordia University Irvine Summer Ring 2010 (Irvine, CA)
Faculty Member, AGEHR National Pinnacle Event (Nashville, TN)
Clinician, Choristers Guild/Augsburg Fortress Summer Clinic (Columbia, SC)

JUNE 2010
Conductor, An Evening of Handbells, North Raleigh UMC (Raleigh, NC)
Clinician, 2010 AGEHR Area XII Conference (Davis, CA)

APRIL 2010
Conductor, Pacific Northwest Youth Handbell Festival (Portland, OR)

MARCH 2010
Conductor, Florida State Handbell Festival (Tampa, FL)
Adjudicator, North Carolina Christian Schools Association 37th Annual Fine Arts Festival
Conductor, Rockbridge Area Handbell Festival (Lexington, VA)

FEBRUARY 2010
Conductor, 3rd Annual Anthornis advanced ringing festival (Minneapolis, MN)

NOVEMBER 2009
Attendee, Capital Area Handbell Festival (Raleigh, NC)

OCTOBER 2009
Attendee, 11th Annual Distinctly Bronze East event (New Bern, NC)

AUGUST 2009
Handbell Clinician, Massanetta Springs Church Music Conference 2009 (Harrisonburg, VA)

JULY 2009
Faculty Member, AGEHR National Seminar (Tucson, AZ). Sessions moderated
Attendee, AGEHR 2009 Notation Conference (Tucson, AZ)

JUNE 2009
Conductor, An Evening of Handbells, North Raleigh UMC (Raleigh, NC)
Conductor, Ringin’ at the Point Youth Handbell Festival (Sandusky, OH)
Handbell Faculty Member, Montreat Conferences on Worship and Music (Montreat, NC)

MAY 2009
Chorus Conductor, A Tribute to George Gershwin,Tar River Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus (Rocky Mount, NC)

MARCH 2009
Guest Conductor, East Texas Handbell Ensemble Spring Ring (Tyler, TX)
Guest Conductor, A Night in London, Tar River Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus (Rocky Mount, NC)

FEBRUARY 2009
Conductor, second annual Anthornis advanced ringing festival (Minneapolis, MN)

NOVEMBER 2008
Attendee, Capital Area Handbell Festival (Raleigh, NC)
Clinician, AGEHR Area IV Holiday Ring (Simpsonvile, SC)

OCTOBER 2008
Attendee, 10th Annual Distinctly Bronze event (New Bern, NC)

AUGUST 2008
Attendee, 13th International Handbell Symposium (Orlando, FL)
Faculty Member, AGEHR National Seminar (Orlando, FL)

APRIL 2008
Inaugural Conductor, first annual Anthornis advanced ringing festival (Minneapolis, MN)
Clinician, AGEHR Area VII High School Handbell Happening (Minneapolis, MN)

MARCH 2008
Chorus Conductor, Carmina Burana, Tar River Chorus (Rocky Mount, NC)

SPRING 2008
Visiting Instructor in Composition, Ravenscroft School (Raleigh, NC)

NOVEMBER 2007
Attendee, Capital Area Handbell Festival (Raleigh, NC)

JULY 2007
Guest Conductor (East Texas Handbell Ensemble, Carnivale), AGEHR National Seminar opening concert (Dallas, TX)
Attendee, AGEHR National Seminar (Dallas, TX)

JUNE 2007
Conductor, An Evening of Handbells, North Raleigh UMC (Raleigh, NC)

JULY 2006
Scholarship Attendee, AGEHR National Seminar (Milwaukee, WI)

MAJOR CHORAL WORKS (conducted)
Alone on the Altar (Vader & Rouse)
Canticle of Carols (Fettke & Kirkland)
Carmina Burana (Orff)
Ceremony of Carols (Britten)
Ceremony of Candles (Martin)
Covenant of Grace (Martin)
Everlasting Light (Cloninger & Hayes)
Faith of Our Fathers (Parks)
Feel the Spirit (Rutter)
Festival of Carols (Martin)
Festival of Lessons and Carols (Leavitt)
Gloria (Rutter)
Gloria (Vivaldi)
Known By the Scars (Fettke & Kirkland)
Love Came Down at Christmas (Raney)
Mass of Creation (Haugen)
Messiah (Handel)
On the Passion of Christ (Williams)
One Sacrifice (Raney)
Requiem (Duruflé)
Requiem (Fauré)
Requiem (Glasgow)
Requiem (Rutter)
Seven Last Words of Christ, The (Dubois)
Shadow of Death, The (Glasgow)
Sing Christmas (McDonald & Raney)
Story of Christmas, The (Matthews)
Tenebrae (Hopson)
Te Deum & Jubilate Deo (Purcell)
We Remember Calvary (Raney)

THEATRE (directed and/or performed)
All in the Timing
Annie
Chorus Line, A
Fame
Fiddler on the Roof
Grease
How to Eat Like a Child
Into the Woods
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Me & My Girl
My Fair Lady
Saloonkeeper’s Daughter, The
Shades of Grey
South Pacific
This Halloween Night
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown