Michael Maher

Auxiliary Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theory and Jazz Piano

Conservatory Academics

Ruebush 129-D


Faculty Member since 2003

"Music is a great gift, one of the greatest that anybody can have. It's something nobody can take away from you. No way can they touch it. Money can't buy it. It's a very precious thing" - Ernie Carpenter


B.M., M.M., Oberlin Conservatory of Music; M.A., Rollins College

    Personal Highlights

    * Five years as Music Director for Ice Capades International* Ten years as Music Director for Walt Disney World, Orlando* Member of pit orchestra for productions at Wolf Trap Farm Park and The National Theater, Washington, DC* Jazz performances at the Kennedy Center, Blues Alley * Has hiked the entire Appalachian Trail* Performs and lectures locally on Traditional Music of Appalachia