||Mr. McIntosh is a graduate of Butler University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with an emphasis in Composition.
In addition to designing, coordinating, consulting and composing for many marching bands all over the United States, Michael is the Percussion Caption Supervisor, Music Coordinator and one of two Percussion Designers for The Cavaliers drum and bugle corps and the recipient of the 2011 Fred Sanford DCI High Percussion Trophy. From 1997-2011, Mr. McIntosh was the percussion specialist at Carmel high school in Carmel, Indiana and an integral part of programs named the 2001, 2017 and 2018 AAA National Champions as well as the 2005, 2012, 2016, 2017 and 2018 BOA Grand National Champions. Michael has won 6 BOA Finals Highest Achievement in Music with two separate groups.
Mr. McIntosh is an active clinician and adjudicator, giving clinics throughout the US, Europe and Asia, having performed clinics in Japan and Beijing, China. Michael is a current adjudicator for Winter Guard International and Bands of America.
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, Dynamic Marching and was commissioned to write an original work for Symphony and Marching Percussion. ‘Mesh” was premiered at the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame in 2018.
Michael is a Yamaha artist/clinician as well as a signature drumstick artist with Promark. Mr. McIntosh also endorses EVANS drumheads, Zildjian cymbals and Planet Waves Cables.
He is currently a Senior Global Sales Development executive at ChannelAdvisor specializing in the e-commerce space.
Michael resides in Minnesota with his wife Joy and their two beautiful daughters, Scotlyn and Graysen and cholcolate lab Ellie.