Mr Michael

Music – Canberra, ACT

Classically trained but never contained, Mr. Michael (aka Michael Liu) has made quite a mark on this city playing his violin wherever he finds a crowd. Defecting from the old world, Michael insists that the violin is so much more than just an orchestral accessory but a musical weapon capable of breaking any genre barrier. Rock, classical, techno, house, jazz, funk, soul, the list goes on. Michael has collaborated with vocalists, instrumentalists, DJs and producers throughout the region. In recent times he has supported the likes of Miami Horror, Kimbra and The Presets. He was also music director for the successful fashion festival Fashfest and performed on closing night. Locally you can usually find him playing at one of the many balls and functions held in Canberra, somewhere in the burgeoning New Acton, or performing in bars and clubs spread throughout the city. Always preferring to improvise, he\'s always on the hunt to play new music in new places. His philosophy is simple. \'Play with, and to, whoever is willing.\' ...more