Dr. Michael Barranco currently resides in Fairfax, Virginia as a multifaceted musician in the fields of performance, education, and instrument repair. As an educator, Michael leads percussion studies at NOVA Community College and teaches K-8 general and instrumental music at Burgundy Farm Country Day School. Additionally, he is active in the Northern Virginia community, leading percussion programs in secondary schools and camps throughout the area. As a performer, he holds the position of principal percussionist with the American Festival Pops Orchestra and is a regular performer with the IN Series Opera Company. Michael's research focuses on the timbral qualities of acoustic percussion instruments. Michael is endorsed by Artifact Percussion.
Reach out to Michael about any performance, repair, educational, or collaborative inquiries.