Michael has been teaching drums for 3 years. He attended the University of Texas at San Antonio and acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree. Some styles that Michael plays are jazz, country, rock (all genres), afro-cuban, Brazilian, and R&B. He has played with several bands including the State Jazz Ensemble for Texas, the Alex Sutherlin Project, and Del Feo. He is currently playing with his band, The Stonecutters, with fellow instructor Conor Gober.