Michael joined the Philharmonia as no. 4 cello in 1989 and after 17 years decided to apply for a job - share as a Section Member to give him flexibility to spend the other half his of life in his second home in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. There he runs a holiday rental house, works in a charity shop and fights with his garden!
Michael has been actively involved in the life of the Philharmonia, serving as a member of the Council for many years and also working closely with the Education Department of the Orchestra since its inception. Michael has recently been appointed Archivist of the Philharmonia.