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Michael Dilthey is a composer, professor, and Doctor of Music.

Dilthey received his Doctorate in Composition at Northwestern University.  He also holds Master of Music degrees in composition and conducting.  He has composed three operas, three musicals, orchestral and choral music as well as theatrical incidental music. Recently his musical, Greetings from Fitzwalkerstan, Play/book and lyrics by Brian Leahy Doyle, had a successful run in Madison, WI. Another musical, My Way of Life workshopped in New York City and he had a composition for string orchestra premiere at Carnegie Hall and in Sweden.  His areas of teaching are music theory, history and composition.  Michael lives in North Adams with his wife, Ellen.




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