Michael has been involved in church music for 31 years and is retired from his position as the Director of Choral Activities for Cairo High School. In his tenure as Director of Choral Activities for Cairo High School, Michael won many Regional and State Music Competitions and Honored Educator on six different occasions.

Michael is a graduate of Florida State University School of Music with Master of Music Education, Bachelor of Music Education with Piano Emphasis from Mercer University in Atlanta and Associate of Music in Arts from Andrew College. He is a member of: American Choral Directors Association, Georgia Music Educators Association, where he has served in leadership roles including Choral Chair for District 2 and Choral Festival Chair for District 2 LGPE.

Michael presently serves as Chairman of the Board for Bainbridge Little Theatre and with Presbyterian Association of Musicians. He has served as Choirmaster here at FPC for the past 18 years.