Michael Lanci (b. 1984) is an active composer, teacher, and performer residing in
western New York. Michael's music has been performed throughout America and Europe, and he has worked with a
variety of ensembles, including Klangpar2, the Erie Trio, the Fredonia Saxophone Ensemble,
the Fredonia Trombone Ensemble and the Buffalo Chamber Players.
Since 2012, Michael has been an instructor at the State University of New York at
Fredonia, teaching courses in music theory and aural skills. Michael holds a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from SUNY Albany and Master
of Music degree in composition from SUNY Fredonia, where he studied with Rob Deemer
and Karl Boelter. Michael is strongly devoted to continuing the life long journey
of learning and plans to pursue a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in composition.