Michael Griffin


Michael Griffin


These resources are provided for your enjoyment and further study.

Piano Recordings

Michael Griffin has had extensive musical experience. As a pianist he has enjoyed residencies at numerous hotels including Dubai’s iconic Burj al Arab and Australia’s Hayman Island. Classical piano recordings include the compilations Consolation and Shimmer available from A selection from each recording can be listened to, below.


YouTube performance, Beethoven Symphony No. 5, 1st mm piano transcription

YouTube performance, Beethoven Symphony No. 5, 3rd mm piano transcription

YouTube performance, Chopin Fantasie Impromptu

YouTube performance, Debussy Claire de Lune



Choir recordings

Michael Griffin is a choir conductor. He has been a guest clinician in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Brunei, China, Ethiopia, Dubai, Switzerland, Austria, Germany and the United Kingdom. Michael has adjudicated for several eisteddfods throughout Australia including the Australian National Eisteddfod, Canberra. As a chorister, highlights include singing the Beethoven Ninth Symphony under Christoph von Dohnyani with the London Philharmonia, at Royal Festival Hall, London. Enjoy this selection of high school choral music.



YouTube performance, Witness arr Halloran SATB

YouTube performance, Over The Rainbow Arlen SATB

YouTube performance, The Lord Bless You and Keep You Rutter SATB

YouTube performance, Surrexit Dominus Butterly SATB

YouTube performance, Hope There Is MaClean SATB

YouTube performance, Ceremony of Carols Britten SAA

YouTube performance, Domine Fili Unigenite Palestrina SSA

Jazz Band Recordings

Michael Griffin has conducted a variety of instrumental ensembles including orchestras and jazz bands. He has been a guest clinician in several countries, and won numerous prizes in state and national school competitions in Australia. Michael has been an invited guest at the New Horizons ensemble program in Rochester, NY. Enjoy this selection of high school jazz band recordings.



YouTube performance, 500 Miles High

YouTube performance, Spain 

YouTube performance, Birdland

Further Study

The links below are to folders of collected documents for further reading.

Character Development

Expertise and Deliberate Practice


Mindset – Carol Dweck

Motivation Theory and Flow

Music Education Advocacy

Amusing Cartoons (education and music)

Music Education Posters



M. Ed Studies, B.Ed.

A. Mus. A

Adelaide, South Australia



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