ABOUT M² MUSIC
M² Music is a trusted and respected Music Coordination Service in New York City. We have a proven track record of staffing orchestras with the most talented, diverse, and specialized professional musicians for Broadway shows, touring productions, studio recordings, film and television scoring sessions, live events, and concerts.
We have established strong relationships with producers, music supervisors, general managers, technical designers, record labels, unions, and musicians. We are dedicated to collaboration and continuously strive to reduce costs while prioritizing the best interests of our musicians and the integrity of the music. Our reputation for excellence precedes us.
We've Got Your Back.
Staff your production with the best musicians anywhere. Our roster is filled with the most talented, creative, diverse, and compelling talent anywhere in the world.
Consult and advise Producers and General Managers in navigating provisions of existing national union agreements and bringing to full execution new comprehensive contractual mechanisms, typically setting industry precedent.
Fully insured Employer of Record Paymaster for musicians and vendors.
Prepare budgets for Broadway productions, albums, film, television, and commercial recording sessions. Work with record labels, TV networks, producers, and paymasters to file musician session reports with the American Federation of Musicians union. Supervise the continuity of musician wage payments, pension, and benefits.
Organize, schedule, and confirm rehearsal and performance calls, including sound checks and dress rehearsals for musicians
With direct vendor relationships, we coordinate the purchase, replacement, or repair of instruments and other musical equipment owned or leased by the Producer.
Born and raised in Washington D.C., Michael moved to New York City in 1994 to study at the Manhattan School of Music. Over the past two decades, he has established himself as a highly respected music coordinator, guitarist, and music business professional in the Broadway theater, concert, television, film, and recording industries.
As a music coordinator, Michael has hired musicians for dozens of Broadway shows and over 15 national tours. He has also worked on Grammy award-winning albums as a music coordinator, guitarist, and composer for TV and film.
As a guitarist, Michael has performed and recorded with well-known artists such as Barry Manilow, Liza Minnelli, Ariana Grande, Lizz Wright, Placido Domingo, James Ingram, Joshua Bell, Michael McDonald, Elton John, and Patti LaBelle, among others. He has also performed on Broadway as a guitarist for productions including Kinky Boots, Evita, Godspell, Baby It's You, Green Day's American Idiot, Memphis, 9 to 5, Grease, High Fidelity, and Laugh Whore. Michael has also worked as an arranger on Next To Normal.
In addition to his work in the music industry, Michael has licensed and scored music for companies and organizations including The GAP, ESPN, NIKE, CNBC, Lifetime, Sesame Street, Style Network, Oxygen, OWN, ABC, and MTV. He has also composed the theme song for the Style Network's "How Do I Look?"
In 2014, Michael partnered with Michael Keller to form M² Music, where they musically coordinated for hit shows such as Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, and Kinky Boots. Michael's personal life is fulfilled by his wife Anya Singleton and son Harper.