Michael Thomas Geiger, MFA


Adjunct Professor, Voice, and Introductory and Advanced Vocal Pedagogy

Michael Geiger, MFA, is a 40-year career professional voice user in the areas of classical choral music (Los Angeles Master Chorale, 1994-2004), Los Angeles Opera Chorus (1993-2017), film score session singing (200+ feature films), producing, and arranging, as well as performing for Grammy Award-winning recordings. He has 20 years of experience as a singer of big-band swing jazz. Geiger performed more than 2,000 shows for K-12 public schools in the greater Los Angeles area with the Los Angeles Music Center on Tour (1990-2005). Geiger is currently a session singer and voice-over actor represented by the Screen Actors Guild and teaching voice science/pedagogy and applied voice at APU.


  • MFA, Choral/Orchestral Conducting, University of California, Irvine
  • BA, Vocal Performance and Musicology, University of California, Irvine

Academic Area

  • School of Music (College of the Arts)


  • Choral Music
  • Classical Guitar
  • Collaborative Voice, Classical
  • Collaborative Voice, Commercial
  • Professional Voice
  • Vocal Pedagogy

Courses Taught

  • MUS 443 - Vocal Pedagogy
  • GMUS 540 - Advanced Vocal Pedagogy
  • MUS 111 - Applied Voice
  • GMUS 503 - Advanced Analysis of Form and Style