Mr. McIntosh is a graduate of Butler University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with an emphasis in Composition.
In addition to freelance composing and digital sound design, Michael is the Percussion Coordinator for the Music For All Summer Symposium. He is currently the Percussion Caption Supervisor and a percussion designer for The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps. From 1997-2011, Mr. McIntosh was a percussion specialist at Carmel high school in Carmel, Indiana and part of a program named the 2001 AAA National Champion, and the 2005 and 2012 BOA Grand National Champions. A former WGI General Effect judge, Michael is currently the Program Coordinator/Arranger for the Gateway Indoor Independent World WGI percussion ensemble from St. Louis, Missouri. As of 2016, He will be the sound designer and a creative consultant for the Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps.
Mr. McIntosh is an active clinician and adjudicator, giving clinics throughout the US, Europe and Asia having performed clinics in Japan and Beijing, China.
Compositionally, Michael has had works commissioned for the Midwest Band Directors Convention as well as the West Point HellCats. Currently, he has works published by SmartMusic, Row-Loff Publications, Yamaha Sounds of Summer, Tap Space Publications, Key Poulan Music, Drop 6 Media, The Hal Leonard Corporation, Innovative Percussion, Marching Show Concepts and Dynamic Marching.
Michael is a Yamaha artist/clinician as well as a signature drumstick artist with Innovatve Percussion. Mr. McIntosh also endorses EVANS drumheads, Zildjian cymbals and Planet Waves Cables.