ABOUT M² MUSIC
M² Music is the most trusted Music Coordination Service in NYC with a proven track record of staffing orchestras with the most talented, diverse and highest specialized professional musicians possible to perform in Broadway orchestras, touring productions, studio recording sessions, film & TV scoring sessions, live events, and concerts.
Throughout the years, M² Music has a stellar reputation and built strong relationships with Producers, Music Supervisors, General Managers, and Technical Designers, record labels, unions, and of course the musicians. We are collaborative and thrive on driving cost reductions; always protecting the musician's best interests while never sacrificing the quality and integrity of the music.
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, TV, and commercial recording sessions; interface with record labels, TV networks, producers, and paymasters and subsequently file musician session reports with the American Federation of Musicians union; supervise the continuity of musician wage payments, pension and benefits remission.
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 NYC in 1994 to study at the Manhattan School of Music.
Michael has become a highly respected Music Coordinator, guitarist, and music business professional for Broadway theater, concerts, TV, Film, and recording industries for over 20 years. He hired musicians in pit orchestras for dozens of first-class Broadway shows and over 15 national tours. He has been the Music Coordinator and/or guitarist for Grammy award-winning albums as well as music coordinator, guitarist, and/or composer for TV/Film.
As a guitarist, Michael’s performing and/or recording credits include well-known artists such as Barry Manilow, Liza Minnelli, Ariana Grande, Lizz Wright, Placido Domingo, James Ingram, Joshua Bell, Michael McDonald, Elton John, Patti LaBelle, and many more.
His Broadway performing credits include guitarist on Kinky Boots, Evita, Godspell, Baby It's You, Green Day's American Idiot, Memphis, 9 to 5, Grease, High Fidelity, and Laugh Whore. Michael was an arranger on Next To Normal.
Michael has licensed and scored music for The GAP, ESPN, NIKE, CNBC, Lifetime, Sesame Street, Style Network, Oxygen, OWN, ABC and MTV, including the theme song for Style Network's "How Do I Look?".
In 2014, Michael partnered with Michael Keller to form M² Music where as a team, they have coordinated mega-hit shows such as Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, and Kinky Boots.
Michael's life is complete with his wife of 20 years, Anya Singleton, and 9-year-old son Harper.