Chip Michael

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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Composer
Location Denver, Colorado, United States
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Introduction Chip Michael is Composer-in-Residence for the Boulder Symphony Orchestra. Conductor Devin Hughes created the appointment for the BSO 2010-2011 season. The BSO will be performing You Can't Catch Rabbits with Drums and Exchanging Glances (commissioned by the BSO) this season. Mr. Clark returned from the UK in 2009 after studying composition with Kenneth Dempster and Stephen Davismoon in Edinburgh. Currently Chip is studying with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Percussionist, William Hill while working in the Marketing Department for the Colorado Symphony on implementing their new website. With the assistance of the Napier Development Fund, the Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra premiered Chip's Symphony No. 1 Figuratively Speaking in June 2008. A grant from Lloyds TSB Arts Foundation funded The Edinburgh Quartet premiere of Skimming Rock & Skipping Stones. The quartet has performed numerous other works by Chip over the past five years. The OneMile Programme funded the film Under Assured featuring Chip's music as well as sound design.
Interests Music, Classical Music, film, Bollywood Music, Urban, Opera, Ballet, Chamber, Orchestral
Favorite Music Bernstein, Brittan, Copeland, Debussy, Dvorak, Holst, Shostakovich