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Mr. McIntosh is a graduate of Butler University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with an emphasis in Composition.
In addition to freelance composing and digital sound design, Michael is the Percussion Coordinator for the Music For All Summer Symposium. He is currently the Percussion Caption Supervisor and a percussion designer for The Cavaliers drum and bugle corps. From 1997-2011, Mr. McIntosh was a percussion specialist at Carmel high school in Carmel, Indiana and part of a program named the 2001 AAA National Champion, and the 2005, 2012 and 2016 BOA Grand National Champions.
Mr. McIntosh is an active clinician and adjudicator, giving clinics throughout the US, Europe and Asia, having performed clinics in Japan and Beijing, China. Michael is a current adjudicator for WGI as well as Bands of America.
Compositionally, Michael has had works commissioned for the Midwest Band Directors Convention as well as the West Point HellCats. Currently, he has works published by SmartMusic, Row-Loff Publications, Yamaha Sounds of Summer, Tap Space Publications, Key Poulan Music, Drop 6 Media, The Hal Leonard Corporation, Innovative Percussion, Marching Show Concepts and Dynamic Marching.
Michael is a Yamaha artist/clinician as well as a multiple signature drumstick artist with Innovative Percussion. Mr. McIntosh also endorses EVANS drumheads, Zildjian cymbals and Planet Waves Cables.
Michael resides in Minnesota with his wife Joy and they have two beautiful girls, Scotlyn and Graysen.