The Faculty Of Western Academy
Michael Whitebread, Teacher
Michael Whitebread teaches advanced and beginning guitar classes and directs the middle school choir in Western Academy's Libertas Selective program. In addition, Michael teaches general music classes to the lower school and conducts the Faculty Choir. As a professional musician and instructor over the last 20 years, Michael has performed throughout the US, Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa including appearances on BBC Radio, Reuters, and French and German television. Recent performances include the Miri Country Music Festival in Malaysia, the Texas Music Festival, South By Southwest, and as a multi-instrumentalist in the Alley Theatre's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Michael is also a faculty member at the University of St. Thomas Music Preparatory School where he teaches private lessons. He holds a BA from UST and a Masters of Music from the Moores School of Music in Houston, TX.