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Michael Stubbart

Percussion

Michael Stubbart

Biography

Michael Stubbart is currently acting as Section Percussion with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for the 2017-18 season. Before coming to Atlanta, he was Acting Principal Percussion with the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra in Honolulu for two seasons.

As a freelance percussionist, Michael has performed with the Houston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra and Breckenridge Music Festival among others. He has also been actively playing timpani including freelance work with the Blossom Festival Orchestra, West Virginia Symphony and Erie Philharmonic.

Michael's chamber music experience in recent seasons has included memorable performances of works by Janice Giteck, Steve Reich, Shuya Xu and Steve Mackey.

Michael is a native of the metro Atlanta area and holds a bachelor's degree from the Cleveland Institute. Additionally, he received a master's from the Shepherd School at Rice University. When not working on the craft of percussion, Michael enjoys cycling, hiking, reading and cinema.