Michael studied at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. He co-runs and plays for dbhorns who play/fix horns for several UK touring shows including Best of Wham, AMY and And Finally Phil Collins, played at festivals with the most recent being Rewind Festival, and recorded sessions for Sony Music artists and BBC radio productions. Michael has performed in several London Musical Theatre Orchestra productions including State Fair and Candide. Michael played lead trumpet on the 2015 and 2017 And Finally Big Band tours, performing the music of the Phil Collins Big Band. In 2017 he also played on the Sincerely Yours: Vera Lynn tour.