A 21st century web technology and graphics handyman, Mike works with a variety of clients to produce websites, promotional video, marketing materials, product packaging, social media campaign management and more.
Having done his time as a project & data processing manager (BMA, Inc), in-house graphic designer (Vic Firth Inc) and digital media director (Hudson Music) – he now serves his own diverse client group that ranges from music instructional media, gourmet cooking tools, world-class drummers, fashion magazines and beyond. Recent project highlights include a website redesign for über drummer Tommy Igoe (tommyigoe.com); project and technical management, design and promotional video for the educational iPad app Drum Guru (drumguru.com); website design, social media management and graphics support for Vic Firth Gourmet (vicfirthgourmet.com) and website redesign and digital products delivery development for Mark Wessels Publications (mwpublications.com).
Also active in the world of percussion education, Mike served as percussion instructor and/or arranger for many schools, dating back to 1990, including Liberty HS (1991-1995) and Westminster HS (1997-2003, 2008-2012), and also served as a percussion instructor for the SUMB during the inaugural 2011 season. He was the Assistant Director of Education for Vic Firth Inc from 2001-2005, acting as the liaison to many world-class drum corps, indoor percussion ensembles, marching bands and educators, worldwide.