Catherine McMichael

SHORT BIOGRAPHY 

 

Catherine McMichael , pianist, is a composer, performer, arranger and publisher of a

wide variety of music. Teaching, performing and composing comprise her professional

music life in Saginaw, MI. Her degrees from the University of Michigan are in piano

performance and chamber music. Her compositions are represented by five publishers

and are performed world-wide by orchestras, bands, choirs, handbells, and chamber

ensembles of all types, performed by professional touring artists, college students, avid

amateurs and young musicians.

 

In the past several years her commissioned compositions have been for such varied

ensembles as the University of Wisconsin River Falls percussion quartet, trombone

quartet and tenor; Flint Institute of Music Dort and Honors String Quartets, Seraph

Brass Quintet, Capital Area (Albany, NY) Flute Club, Bijou Theatre Orchestra, River

Raisin Ragtime Orchestra, Midland (MI) Community Orchestra, Bay View Week of

Handbells (104 high caliber ringers), pipe organ, tenor voice, piano and violin,

harpsichord duo, tenor saxophone and piano, mixed ensemble of oboes, violin, bassoon,

piano, voice and solo handbells, West Michigan New Horizons Band, in addition to

numerous arrangements for piano, strings, brass, bells and voice.
 

Basque Noel - Tower Brass Quintet
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Cortege and Litany, for trombone quartet, percussion quartet and tenor.  University of Wisconsin, River Falls, premiere April 2018. 

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