Michael Seth Orland (piano) studied with Margaret Kohn and is a graduate of the UC Berkeley Music Department, where he studied harpsichord with Davitt Moroney and composition with Gérard Grisey. He later continued his study of composition with David Sheinfeld.

Orland has appeared extensively in the Bay Area as a chamber musician. Orland is on the music faculty at UC Berkeley and also teaches there in the Young Musicians Program

[from program for October 20, 2008 concert]