Michael Betz (b. 1992) is a composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist from Mason City, IA, currently living in Minneapolis, MN. His compositions are not limited to the concert stage, and have appeared in a variety of media, including Android apps and the YouTube series Chadtronic. He participated in the 2013 EAMA program and the 2015 Source Song Festival, where he studied with David Conte and Libby Larsen, respectively. Two of his chamber works received Finalist designation in the 2014 and 2015 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards. Betz holds a BM in Theory and Composition from St. Olaf College, where he studied with Timothy Mahr and Justin Merritt.
LISTEN: Emergence for Concert Band
The St. Olaf Band