Michael Fahrner is a euphonium player and low brass educator based in Philadelphia, PA. Michael serves as the Adjunct Professor of Euphonium at Rowan University and is on the brass faculty at Settlement Music School and Rowan Community Music School. When he's not teaching, Michael works on staff for SchoolofBrass.com, an online brass education space that hosts masterclasses, conversations, and live streams with brass artists around the world.
Michael received his Bachelor's of Music in Euphonium Performance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he studied with Dr. John Bottomley, and earned his master's degree in Euphonium Performance from Georgia State University, where he studied with Eric Bubazc and Dr. William Mann. Michael also was a longtime student of Dr. Adam Frey, renowned international euphonium soloist. Michael is a member of The Philadelphia Wind Symphony and has competed internationally. He actively commissions new works for euphonium and is in demand for clinics as a brass educator.
Michael maintains a private virtual studio of low brass students and lives in Philadelphia with his wife and two dogs. He can be found on Instagram @mikeplayseuph.