Michael has received a grant from the S&R Foundation in order to found "Lakeshore Chamber Music," a concert series to be held at the Hanifl Performing Arts Center in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Alongside traditional classical and contemporary works, the series will have a special focus on exploring Romanian chamber music.

Curtis on Tour, the global touring initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music, has commissioned Two Fantasies for string trio. The work is to be premiered on tour in September-October 2021 in Philadelphia, Athens, London, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Munich.

Philadelphia's Lyric Fest has commissioned a new vocal work for premiere performances in November 2021.

Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong, the Eugene Symphony, and the Santa Rosa Symphony have jointly commissioned a large work for premiere during the ensembles' 2022-23 concert season. Read more about the project here.


updated 06/24/20