Michael addresses crowd at closing ceremonies finishing his first season as senior vice president at Lakeside Chautauqua, Sept. 2019
Final bow at the premier of "Sophie's Light" written by Marilyn Forster and Michael Shirtz (August 2018)
Michael Shirtz and band back stage getting ready for another performance of the Blues Skies Show, Lakeside Chautauqua, August 2018
Michael and Pamela with Terri Pontremoli and Lisa Williams at Tri-C Jazz Fest opening night, June 2018
Michael with former Tuskegee airman and friend, Col. Harold Brown, Veterans Day, 2017. Since the 90s, Michael has honored veterans and servicemen and women through his music.
"We Will Arise" on the road with Michael, Maureen McGovern, Dwight Bailey and Justin Campbell, Fall 2017