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Mr. Michael Young

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Mr. Michael Young, Staff Accompanist
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Music, Theatre and Dance
Contact Info:
Baird Music Hall 106
tamiliana@gmail.com
Phone: 606.783.2473

Bio

Pianist and composer Michael Young earned his Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance at Northwestern University and his Master of Music degree in piano at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.  Michael is the finalist for the 2011 American Liszt Society Bicentennial Composition Competition.  His compositions, mostly for solo piano, include etudes, preludes, nocturnes, inventions, and a set of 24 Preludes and Fugues.  Selections from his preludes and fugues have been performed and premiered at the 2010 SCI National Conference, the 2010 Southeastern Composers’ League Conference, the 2010 College Music Society (CMS) Southern Regional Conference, a 2008 concert at Feng-Chia University in Taichung, Taiwan, the 2008 Ball State University Festival of New Music, the 2007–2009 MSU Keyboard Festivals, the 2006 CMS Great Lakes Regional Conference, and the 2006 Rising Star Concert Series in Taipei, Taiwan.

Michael is the staff accompanist at Morehead State University and the pianist at First Christian Church in Morehead.  In 2006, he was the accompanist for the MSU choir tour of Costa Rica. As a member of the Taimiliana Duo, he has performed piano duet/duo recitals with Chia-Ling Hsieh in several US cities and in Taiwan.

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Theatre Major, Covington, KY"Morehead State University is a place where you can feel free to embrace who you are and enhance the talents you have been given. MSU is a place that is safe, yet will challenge you and make you the best you can be. I feel that, just in my short time here, I have grown immensely and can't wait to see how much I continue to grow in my remaining years in my home away from home."

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