Michael Udow

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP INDEPENDENT / SANTA FE OPERA (Retired)       

Biography

BORN IN:
Detroit, MI

LIVES IN:
Longmont, CO

DRUMMING SINCE:
1960

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Teachers: Thomas Siwe, Jack McKenzie, Alan Abel, Russell Hartenberger, Michael Ranta

Colleagues: Keiko Abe (marimba) and Nancy Udow (dancer/choreographer)

FAVOURITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
"Conversations", Keiko Abe

FAVOURITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
Messian Turangalila Symphony - Ozawa & Toronto Symphony

CAREER HIGHLIGHT:
Touring with Keiko Abe, Equilibrium Dance & Percussion Duo, Santa Fe Opera, New Orleans Philharmonic

Having recently retired after a distinguished career at The Santa Fe Opera and The University of Michigan, Michael continues to perform while also providing extended guest residencies at Conservatories and Universities around the world.

Chris Deviney

Principal Percussionist - Philadelphia Orchestra

Scott Horey

Rising Side, Independent Percussionist/teacher

Elizabeth Del Grande

Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra (osesp)

Philippe Limoge

Percuduo

John Hadfield

Petros Klampanis, Kinan Azmeh, New York University Jazz Department