DMA, Piano Performance, North Dakota State University

Master of Music in Theory Pedagogy, North Dakota State University

Master of Music, Piano Performance, Boise State University

B.A. Performance, University of Mary

B.S. Music Education, University of Mary

Adjunct Faculty, University of Mary,

Bismarck State College and Dickinson State University

Member of Bismarck-Mandan Music Teachers Association

And Music Teachers National Association

Michael Langer teaches applied piano and piano pedagogy at the University of Mary. He is currently a Doctoral candidate in Piano Performance from NDSU where he performed with the grammy-winning Attacca String quartet in 2021. While at NDSU, Michael taught Theory, Applied Piano, and Class Piano. From 2013-2019 he served as adjunct faculty at Bismarck State College and Dickinson State University, where he taught Applied Piano, Class Piano, Music Appreciation, directed the Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo, and was staff accompanist. He has presented piano master classes at DSU and UND and has been on the faculty of the International Music Camp’s Piano Week since 2016. He holds a B.S. in Music Ed. from the University of Mary, and a M.M. in Piano Performance from Boise State University in Idaho. At BSU he was assistant director of the Marching and Pep Bands and performed Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with the BSUSO. He has shared the stage with Richard Torrance, The Diamonds and the Vegas Show The Rat Pack is Back. He has performed Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Missouri Valley Chamber Orchestra. His students have won BMMTA and Belle Mehus scholarship competitions. One student won the 2017 UND high school concerto competition and performed with the UND chamber orchestra. Michael’s compositions have been premiered by the BSC Concert Choir and by the vocal ensemble Inspiraré at the NDMTA 2016 state conference. His composition, Delphia, for piano and tape was commissioned by NDMTA for the 2018 state conference.