Born in Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Michael Spencer studied composition with Graham Hair at the University of Glasgow where he received an MA in Music and Scottish Literature. Between 1997 and 2002, he completed a MusM and PhD in Composition with Geoff Poole at Manchester University. Since 1998 he has worked privately with James Dillon, on whose work he has published two articles. In 2003, he received a stipend to attend the International Summer Course for Composers at Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, where he worked with Chaya Czernowin, Steve Takasugi and Richard Barrett. He has given talks and seminars on his own music and other aspects of new music in France and the USA as well as around the UK.

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Jul
26
Fri
Dave Arcari: Wausau @ Polack Inn, WI
Jul 26 @ 9:00 pm
Jul
27
Sat
Rory Boyle: 3 Pieces for Organ @ Tewkesbury Abbey, Gloucester
Jul 27 @ 4:30 pm

Part of Three Choirs Festival

Steven McIntyre organ

Bach Pièce d’Orgue, BWV 572 10′
Anon. Ane lessone upon the first psalme 10′
Rory Boyle Three Pieces 11′
Franck Prelude, Fugue and Variation 11′
Vierne extracts from Symphony No 3 10′

Dave Arcari: Racine @ McAuliffe's Pub, Racine
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm
Jul
28
Sun
Dave Arcari: Warren @ Pecatonica Beer Company, Warren
Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm
Jul
29
Mon
Rory Boyle: Trio Notturno @ Lake District Summer Music
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am

Performed by Trio Anima

Aug
1
Thu
Dave Arcari: Winona @ Ed's No-Name Bar, Winona
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm
Aug
2
Fri
Dave Arcari @ Lyric Room, Green Bay, WI
Aug 2 @ 8:30 pm

With The Ditchrunners and Scott H Biram

Aug
4
Sun
Dave Arcari: Minneapolis @ The Hook and Ladder Theater & Lounge, Minneapolis
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm
Aug
5
Mon
Dave Arcari: Monticello @ The Nordic Brewing Co, Monticello
Aug 5 @ 8:00 pm
Aug
7
Wed
Dave Arcari: Eau Claire @ The Stones Throw, Eau Claire, USA
Aug 7 @ 9:00 pm