Michael DiGiacinto is a composer, conductor, and pianist residing in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is currently the conductor for Bay Shore Lyric Opera and is the Associate Music Director for the Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale in San Jose. He has served as Music Director and Conductor for the Winchester Orchestra of San Jose and also on the faculties of San Jose State University, Manhattan School of Music, and Hofstra University. Michael has composed orchestral, chamber, and choral music that has been performed throughout the US and Europe and has been featured on NPR and PBS.