Michael Compitello is active as a chamber musician, soloist, and teaching artist. He has performed with Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Signal, Ensemble ACJW, and has worked with composers Helmut Lachenmann, Nicolaus A. Huber, David Lang, John Luther Adams, Alejandro Viñao, Marc Applebaum, and Martin Bresnick on premieres and performances of new chamber works. With cellist Hannah Collins as New Morse Code, Compitello has generated a singular and personal repertoire through long-term collaborations with some of America’s most esteemed young composers. He earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Yale School of Music. From 2009 to 2010, he performed and studied contemporary chamber music with the Ensemble Modern and the International Ensemble Modern Academy in Frankfurt, Germany on a Fulbright Grant from the United States Department of State. Currently, Compitello serves as Assistant Professor of Percussion Studies at the University of Kansas.