Michael Calabris (b. 1984) is a composer and organist based in Northeast Ohio. He has composed music in many genres; from avant-garde electronic works and concert music to heavy metal; liturgical music to film scores. Michael’s music has been performed and recorded around the world, with premiere performances by American composer and concert organist, Carson Cooman, the Cleveland Chamber Choir, and the Harvard University Choir, with organist, David von Behren.
To date, Michael has released over forty albums. These include twelve volumes of organ improvisations, and seven volumes of keyboard improvisations. All of his album are available on Bandcamp.
Michael holds a Bachelor of General Studies from Kent State University, a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Akron, and Master of Music degrees (Music Composition and Organ Performance) from Cleveland State University. In addition to his compositional work, Michael currently serves as organist at Dueber United Methodist Church in Canton, Ohio. He is also the official organist for Canton Lodge #60 (F&AM), at the Canton Masonic Temple.