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Michael John Fleming

DMA Student

Michael is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and educator from Southern California. His work explores influences/collaborations from various musical cultures and musicians throughout the world, creating an engaging intercultural dialogue.

Research Interests: 

Intercultural chamber music and composition,

North Indian Classical music,

Korean gugak,

Improvisation in various contexts.

Selected Recordings: 
Honors and Awards: 

Runner up to the Black Bayou Composition Award, 2021, and winner of the Shaun Naidoo Composition Award, 2016.

Education and Training: 
BM Music Composition, Chapman University; MM Music Composition, University of Oregon
Teaching Interests: 

Music theory I-IV,

Aural skills/musicianship I-IV,

20th century music history,

Beginning composition,

Piano and, 

Violin beginning to early advanced.