Very Short Bio (210 words / updated 3-21-16)
Organist Michael Hey has been increasingly visible on concert stages across the country. He has performed organ concertos with the Juilliard Orchestra, Paul Taylor Dance Company, and the New York City Ballet. His performance of Francis Poulenc's Organ Concerto was "vividly played" (The New York Times) at its premier at a New York City Ballet gala performance. Michael has been invited to perform at the Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center (New York), the Kimmel Center (Philadelphia), and the Kennedy Center (Washington D.C.). Not exclusively a solo organist, Michael enjoys a widely varied career playing that includes collaborations with other instrumentalists and singers, recitals for solo piano, and transcribing for organ. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Michael graduated in 2014 from the five-year degree program at The Juilliard School where he received both his B.M. and M.M. degrees in Organ Performance under Paul Jacobs. Within one year of his graduation, he joined the Phillip Truckenbrod Concert Artists roster and was appointed Assistant Director of Music and Organist of the famed St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, where one of his first major tasks was to perform for masses at St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Madison Square Garden for Pope Francis.
Michael Hey is represented exclusively by Phillip Truckenbrod Concert Artists, LLC.