Michael McIntosh is a graduate of Butler University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with an emphasis in Composition.

In addition to freelance composing and digital sound design, Michael is the Percussion Coordinator for the Music For All Summer Symposium. He is the Percussion Caption Supervisor and one of two percussion designers for The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps. In 2011, The Cavaliers were the recipients of the DCI Fred Sanford High Percussion award. From 1997-2011, Mr. McIntosh was a percussion specialist at Carmel High School in Carmel, Ind., and part of a program named the 2001 AAA National Champion, and the 2005 and 2012 BOA Grand National Champions.

Mr. McIntosh is an active clinician and WGI adjudicator, giving clinics throughout the U.S., Europe, Japan, and China.

Compositionally, Michael has had works commissioned for the Midwest Band Directors Convention as well as the West Point HellCats. Currently, he has works published by SmartMusic, Row-Loff Publications, Yamaha Sounds of Summer, Tap Space Publications, Key Poulan Music, Drop 6 Media, The Hal Leonard Corporation, Innovative Percussion, Marching Show Concepts and Dynamic Marching. 

Michael is a Yamaha artist/clinician as well as a signature drumstick artist with Innovative Percussion. Mr. McIntosh also endorses EVANS drumheads, Zildjian Cymbals, and Planet Waves Cables.