Michael Bunting has served as L-S choral director since the fall of 2010. He also teaches music electives, advises student vocal groups, is the music director for the musicals, and teaches computer classes.
Previously, he taught in the Springfield, Reading, and Gardner, MA public school systems. An active choral singer, he has sung with the Choral Art Society of Portland, ME, and with Masterworks Chorale in the Boston area, and served as bass section leader for the First Parish choir in Framingham, MA. As adjunct faculty at UMASS Lowell, he teaches Choral Repertoire and Rehearsal Techniques and Vocal Pedagogy since 2014. He has visited, observed, or performed at high schools in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, and North Carolina.
Mr. Bunting holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and a Master’s of Music in Choral Conducting from the University of Southern Maine with Dr. Robert Russell.
In his spare time, Mr. Bunting plays ultimate frisbee, and is an avid reader and Red Sox fan. He is considering getting another cat.