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“Michael and Chantal’s collaboration … is a piece of breath taking beauty and depth. Rarely have we sung a piece where the poetry and music truly combine to create something approaching divine. These two remarkable people have left a mark on my heart.” – Shelley Hedtke, Soprano 2, WVC

Newly published by Peermusic Classical, Finalist with an honorable mention recipient for The American Prize 2018 and recently awarded a performance in the International Society of Contemporary Music’s New Music Days 2017 in Vancouver, BC, New York-based composer Michael Bussewitz-Quarm is passionate about advocacy through choral music.

Michael’s works have been rebroadcast on Public Radio East, KMUZ, and WCPE, with performances by SONAM, musica intima, the Gregg Smith Singers, the Duke University Chorale, among other exceptional choral ensembles.

Michael is also active in advocating for the transgender community. “It is my fervent wish to spread knowledge and understanding of the transgender community through guest speaking and by simply being present in the lives of the talented musicians and artists surrounding me.”

Michael’s most recent works include Requiem Dies Magna and The Unarmed Child, both premiered by Long Island Voices and Sound Symphony under Michael’s direction
Michael’s works have been rebroadcast on Public Radio East, KMUZ, and WCPE, with performances by SONAM, musica intima, the Gregg Smith Singers, the Duke University Chorale, among other exceptional choral ensembles.

Michael is also active in advocating for the transgender community. “It is my fervent wish to spread knowledge and understanding of the transgender community through guest speaking and by simply being present in the lives of the talented musicians and artists surrounding me.”
Michael’s works have been rebroadcast on Public Radio East, KMUZ, and WCPE, with performances by SONAM, musica intima, the Gregg Smith Singers, the Duke University Chorale, among other exceptional choral ensembles.

Michael is also active in advocating for the transgender community. “It is my fervent wish to spread knowledge and understanding of the transgender community through guest speaking and by simply being present in the lives of the talented musicians and artists surrounding me.”
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