Originally from Metro-Detroit, Michigan, Michael Hudson-Casanova grew up studying with some of the most in-demand performers in the Detroit area. He graduated from Western Michigan University in 2016 with a degree in music education and jazz studies. In 2017, he moved to Philadelphia, PA and quickly became a part of the prosperous music scenes of the tri-state area. In 2019, he graduated with a master’s degree in jazz performance from Temple University.
MHC has had the pleasure of studying saxophone and composition with Dick Oatts, Andrew Rathbun, Ben Schachter, Edward Simon and Norman David.
MHC’s performance resume shows his experience in small and large jazz ensembles, theatre productions, symphonic wind ensembles and commercial music settings. He is especially sought after for his passions as a private lesson instructor and as an improviser for creative music projects.