Michael Fein earned a Bachelor of Music Education with a Jazz Concentration from Rutgers University where he studied saxophone with Ralph Bowen and clarinet with Anthony Pasquale. He performed with the Rutgers Big Band, Jazz Combos, Wind Ensemble, Clarinet Ensemble, and Salsa Band. Michael also earned a Masters of Jazz Saxophone Performance from Rowan University where he studied with baritone saxophone legend, Denis DiBlasio.
Michael’s resume includes performances with Ralph Peterson, Stanley Cowell, Scott Whitfield, Ralph Bowen, local original rock groups (Fathead and Barbuda), Arden Theater Company, and lead alto work with the great Ray Charles.
Michael currently teaches music technology electives and the Jazz Lab Band at Haverford High School. The Haverford music program has doubled in size since the hiring of Michael and the creation of digital audio music electives.
Michael released his debut CD entitled Four Flights Up in April 2005. The CD features Michael and his jazz sextet performing original tunes and arrangements. The CD will be re-released by Dreadbox Media in October 2006 and will be available for purchase through Amazon.com, DreamboxMedia.com, FeinMusic.com, and select local record stores.
For more information check out www.feinmusic.com