Administrative Assistant
to the Directors

Michael RobertsMICHAEL ROBERTS

Michael Roberts has been the Administrative Assistant to the Directors for the LIU Post Chamber Music Festival for the past five summers and has assisted with coaching chamber ensembles the last two summers. Born and raised in Nassau County, Long Island, he was involved in various school ensembles and extracurricular music programs, including USDAN, Crane Youth Music (CYM), Gemini Concert Winds, and the Gemini Symphony Orchestra and participated in NYSSMA level I-VI All-State, receiving consistent ratings of outstanding. Michael received his B.M. in Music Education in May 2015 following his student teaching in the Baldwin School District. At LIU Post he studied flute with Dr. Susan Deaver and was a winner of the college division competition of the Long Island Flute Club in 2013. A member of the LIU Post Honors Program, he excelled academically, graduating with a 3.9 cumulative GPA. An avid performer, he was a member of the LIU Post Wind Symphony, Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Pep Band. He was also the undergraduate assistant for the LIU Post Flute Ensemble and organized large flute choirs of up to thirty members. He was also a staff assistant for the Long Island Youth Orchestra. Upon receiving his undergraduate degree in Music Education from LIU Post, Michael worked as a band teacher at Plantation Middle School in Broward County, Florida. Now back in New York, Michael hopes to find a band teacher position on Long Island or an arts administration job in New York City. He currently maintains a small, private flute studio and has experience with teaching students of all ages helping his students to excel as musicians. Well versed in Music Learning Theory, he incorporates this methodology into his private teaching. Michael is a passionate, dedicated educator and holds himself to the highest standards of musical instruction and education.