Mike Michael started his first trumpet lessons at the English School in 1979 with Panos Panayi. He was then taught by Vesa Ania (Finland), Esko Lopponen (Finland), Kalman Kovacs (Hungary) and others. Performed as member and soloist with the English School symphony orchestra, as a founding member with the Cyprus Youth Orchestra and as a member and soloist with the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. An active performer of the Cyprus jazz scene for over 25 years. He performed with the jazz bands “New Dimensions”, “Ambodis Jazz Quintet”, the “Cyprus Big Band”, “Jazzologia” big band and many other combos. He performed at international jazz festivals and other concerts in Cyprus, Spain, Luxembourg, Serbia, Belgium, Austria, Greece, Denmark, France, England and Italy..