Micah, a graduate of Deer Park High School (Deer Park, TX) where he was a member of the drum line, has taught all over the united states establishing top percussion programs in several communities.
He began his teaching career at the young age of 19 while he was still in the United States Marine Corps where he served as the drum line instructor for Buena High School in Sierra Vista, AZ. After the Marine Corps, Micah was brought back to Buena High School as the Percussion Caption Head where he started to develop the program through the middle schools on up. Later, Micah would serve as the Director of Percussion Studies for the Highlands Ranch High School system as well as teaching the universities first small jazz combo at Johnson & Wales University (Denver, CO).
Micah has also taught for several schools around the country and he has given clinics and has written for schools such as Wilcox High School (Santa Clara, CA), Escambia & B.T. Washington High Schools (Pensacola, FL), Del Mar High School (San Jose, CA), Columbine High School (Littleton, CO), Schaumburg High School (Schaumburg, IL) , and Crockett High School (Austin, TX) just to name a few.
He attended Chabot College in Northern California where he studied under Tim Harris and performed with the Wind Symphony, Jazz Band, and Percussion Ensemble. Micah's other performance experiences include West Coast Sound and The Renegades Drum & Bugle Corps, 4 years playing percussion for various improvisation and sketch musical theater productions in Chicago, Principle Timpanist for the Pasadena Philharmonic Society, and Gulf Coast Concert Band. He has been very fortunate to have world class teachers such as Murray Gusseck, Tyler Dempsey, Kent Cater, Lee Rudnicki, Scott Clark, Mike Mizma, and of course the aforementioned Tim Harris.
As a student of percussion for life, Micah loves to impart every bit of knowledge he can into his students. Most of his students have received college scholarships for music and some have even toured the world as professional musicians. In his free time, Micah likes to play XBOX, snowboard, and cook.