Michael is a multi-instrumental musician and educator. He began his musical training in classical piano at the age of 5 and at 13 he was studying classical and electric guitar styles in Israel. In 2001 he was accepted into the Berklee affiliated “Rimon” Music College, where he studied Jazz performance, composition, and arrangement, alongside classical harmony. He began teaching Electric, Acoustic and Classical guitar shortly after at the “Mississauga Fine Arts Academy”.
In Canada, Michael studied with Jazz masters like David Occhipinti and Don Thompson. He performed in numerous bands and projects ranging from Jazz and Classical to rock and Reggae, and continued to provide private lessons to students of all ages, abilities, and musical interests. Michael believes that the key to learning is engagement, and therefore developed a unique approach that he customizes to each individual student, focusing on the enjoyment of music and the learning process.