Career and Band Bio

Michael has spent his life playing and competing in bands as well as promoting the Irish and Scottish music through the instruction of bagpipes and drums.

Pipe Bands:

  • 87th Cleveland Pipe Band Grade 4, 1988-Present
  • Great Lakes Pipe Band, 2009-Present
  • Windsor Police Pipe Band, 2002-2008
  • 78th Fraser Highlanders Pipe Band, 2001
  • North Coast Pipe Band, 1989
  • Western Reserve Pipe Band, 1992

Irish Rock Bands:

  • Marys Lane, 2009-Present
  • Brace Yourself Bridget, 2003-2009
  • Next in Line, 2003-2008

Michael has been teaching bagpipes and drums for over 20 years.  Lessons are taught in Parma, and the cost per lesson is $20 per half hour.

Michael is actively booking new performances, both solo and band gigs, in and around the Northeast Ohio area.  If you're looking for a piper, pipe band, solo performer, or full band, please reach out to Michael at (440) 623-5677 or