About Micah Tappe
Micah, an accomplished musician, has been studying the piano, guitar, and voice for many years. He currently writes and records his own, all-original music and plays numerous venues in and around the central Florida area.
Being classically trained on piano since the age of 3, singing since the age of 5, and classically trained on guitar since the age of 10 has prepared Micah for a lifelong career in music. He has experience teaching different styles and techniques for the piano, guitar, and voice; experience in audio editing and mixing, as well as a strong background in musical entertainment performance.
Micah attended Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, in Jacksonville, Florida, where he performed nationally and won many awards for his musical accomplishments; most notably in the field of classical, blues, jazz and rock guitar. After graduating from Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, Micah attended Valencia College and the University of Central Florida (UCF) where he received an Associate of Arts degree in Music Production and Music Performance is 2003, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Composition/Arranging and Music Performance in 2006.
Some of Micah's accomplishments include:
Winning Most Improved Musician in high school 2 years in a row. 1999-2000.
Toured with the band Yellowcard as a guitarist - 1999-2000.
Voted best senior classical guitarist - 2001.
Micah's Band, "Loveless Sound" won 1st place in a Battle Of The Bands Competition - 2003
Received AA degree (Major: Audio Production/Minor: Music Performance) - 2004
Completed full musical score for 7 different independent and student films. - Central Florida
Invited Guitarist/Pianist/Vocalist for Maria Zouroudis - Miami 2008
Toured as Audio Tech with Radio City Arena Tour - Winter 2008
Toured as Guitarist/Pianist/Vocalist for Jackson Deerfield - Summer 2009
Invited guitarist to NYC audition for Lady Gaga's world tour - 2010
Toured regionally with Hadley's Hope - 2011-2013
Micah continues his musical career writing full scores for independent films, short-length movies, television commercials, dance companies, and special events. Micah is now Musical Director at The Right Combination Studio of Winter Garden, FL teaching piano, guitar, bass, and voice and has most recently joined the band, Leave It To Us as lead guitarist. Micah continues to strive to deliver the best and highest quality in all musical endeavors.