Distinguished Flute Players:
Jean-Pierre Rampal: "lovely phrasing and musicianship, with such a beautiful sound...."
William Bennet: "when he sends them to me, Michael's students are already wonderfully prepared with a really fine technical foundation and musical understanding. He is certainly the finest flute player / teacher in Australia, as I've seen on my visits there"
Robert Rosen: "Michael has the most beautiful, shining sound...."
Jack Lanchberry: "If Michael doesn't play, I won't conduct this performance..."
Carlo Felice Cillario: "Michael gives me the spirit of the orchestra..."
Richard Bonynge: "Michael's abilities as player and teacher are of the top order. I've enjoyed working not only with him, but with several of his former students.... "