“[The] musicians were individually and collectively superb and finely balanced under the expert baton of Michael C. Haigler.”

- Voce di meche

(Albert Herring, Bronx Opera, January 2015) 

Last Season's (2018-2019)
P E R F O R M A N C E S  and Events

St. Thomas Boys Choir (Conductor)

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 6pm

Christ Church welcomes Daniel Hyde and the St. Thomas Choir School in Manhattan for a very special concert, culminating in a performance by both church's choirs, conducted by Mr. Haigler.


Lincoln Center Messiah Sing-In (Guest Conductor)

Wednesday, December 19 at 7:30pm

David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center (NYC)

Mr. Haigler is honored to represent the Hudson Valley Chorale and Christ Church Oyster Bay as a guest conductor in the National Chorale's 51st Annual Messiah Sing-In.

Hudson Valley Chorale (Conductor/Artistic Director)

Dominican Convent, Sparkill, NY

Sunday, January 20, 2019:
  Handel: Zadok the Priest; Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik;

  Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass

Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 3pm:

  Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes;  PDQ Bach Liebeslieder Polkas

New York Symphonic Arts Ensemble (Guest Conductor)

Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3pm

Julia Richmond Auditorium, 317 E. 67th Street, Manhattan

Beethoven: Egmont Overture, and Symphony No. 8

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto (Katie Lansdale, violin)

Bronx Opera (Chorus Master)

Lehman College, Bronx; Lovinger Theater

​Gilbert and Sullivan: The Mikado: Apr 27-28, May 4-5 (7:30, 2:30)

14th Annual Spring Gala Concert (Conductor)

Sunday, June 9 at 4pm - Christ Church , Oyster Bay

End of season concert featuring the Christ Church Adult Choir and Festival Orchestra.

St. Augustine of Canterbury, London, England (organist)

Sundays, August 4, 11, and 18 (2019)

Mr. Haigler is honored to be the guest organist at St. Augustine in Highgate, an historic church in north London.

Point Counterpoint Adult Piano Workshop (co-Director)

Friday, September 6, 2019 at 7pm (Brandon, Vermont)

In the Inaugural seasons of PCP's Adult Piano Workshop, Mr. Haigler performs Ravel's Ondine at the faculty recital, and collaborative works with fellow faculty members Arielle Levioff and Diana Fanning.

This Season's (2019-2020)
P E R F O R M A N C E S  and Events























National Council of Jewish Women recital (duo pianist)

Thursday, October 17 at 1pm (241 W. 72nd St., NYC)

Mr. Haigler and his wife Arielle Levioff, present a duo-piano recital featuring the music of brother and sister, Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn.


All Souls Service and Fauré Requiem (Conductor)

Friday, November 1, 2019 at 7pm

Commemorating all the faithful departed, the Combined Choirs of Christ Church present Fauré's Requiem (complete).

Virtuoso, a World Premiere musical (Featured pianist)

Friday, November 22 at 2pm; DiMenna Center (450 W. 37th St., NYC)

A fascinating and stylistically ecclectic new musical by Matthew Hardy.

A Festival of Lessons and Carols (organist/conductor)

Sunday, December 15 at 4pm

Christ Church in Oyster Bay, NY (61 East Main St.)

Bronx Opera (Chorus Master)

Lehman College, Bronx, NY; Lovinger Theater
Mozart's Don Giovanni -- January 11, 12, 17, 18 (7:30pm and 2:30pm)

Postponed: Smetana's The Bartered Bride -- May 2, 3, 9, 10

Hudson Valley Chorale (Conductor/Artistic Director)

Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 3pm; Dominican Convent, Sparkill, NY

"America's Spirit in Song" (all American program)

​Feast of the Presentation Evensong (Music Director/organist)

Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 4pm; Christ Church Oyster Bay

Music: Ireland: Mag and Nunc, Rose: Preces and Responses


A Most Musical Marriage (piano duo, with Arielle Levioff)

Music for 2 and 4 hands by Clara and Robert Schumann  [*=Postponed]

*Saturday, March 7 at 6pm -- SUPTown Music and Arts (NYC)
 Sunday, March 8 at 12pm -- Christ Church Oyster Bay (LI)

*Friday, March 13 at 2pm -- 92nd Street Y, Art Gallery (NYC) 

POSTPONED: A Beethoven Gala (Conductor/Artistic Director)

Saturday, May 30 at 4pm -- Tappan Zee High School (Orangeburg, NY)

Special joint concert with the Hudson Valley Chorale and Rockland County Choral Society, honoring 250 years since Beethoven's birth.

POSTPONED: The Fifteenth Annual Spring Gala Concert (Conductor)

Sunday, June 7 at 4pm at Christ Church in Oyster Bay

Music by Beethoven, honoring 250 years since his birth:

  Music to include Mass in C, Choral Fantasy, and the Elegaic Song

POSTPONED: The Barber of Seville (Guest Conductor)

August 15 (7pm), 16 (3pm) -- Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor, Maine

Mr. Haigler makes his debut with the Winter Harbor Music Festival.

Other Recent Notable

Hudson Valley Chorale (Conductor/Artistic Director)

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - A Bernstein Spectacular!

Celebrating Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday, including Chichester Psalms, and highlights from West Side Story, Candide, and On the Town, and many others!  (Tickets at door)


AAGO Honor's Recital (Organist)

Sunday, April 29 at 3pm - Garden City Community Church

A Recital of Associates of the AGO (including organ virtuoso Chelsea Chen), Mr. Haigler will play music of Bach and American composer Emma Louise Ashford.

13th Annual Spring Gala Concert (Conductor)

Sunday, June 3 at 4pm - Christ Church , Oyster Bay

Music of American Composers, including Randall Thompson, Virgil Thomson, and Leonard Bernstein, with the Christ Church Festival Orchestra.


North Shore Music Festival (Chorus Master )

Sunday, July 16 & 22, 2017; Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love)

The 12th Annual Spring Gala (Conductor)

Sunday, June 4, 2017; Schubert's Mass in G and Mozart's "Tantum Ergo"

Hudson Valley Chorale (Artistic Director and Conductor)

Sunday, May 21, 2017  - 10th Anniversary concert; favorites of the HVC

Bronx Opera: Verdi's Falstaff (Chorus Master)

April 29-30; May 6-7, 2017

The Count of Luxembourg and other tales (Conductor)

October 20-29th, 2016; New Camerata Opera


"Hail Gladdening Light": A Poly-Choral Celebration (Conductor)

Sunday, June 5 & 12, 2016 - Christ Church, St. Patrick's, Huntington (NY)

Celebrating ten years of concerts at Christ Church, and five years at St. Patrick's, two churches combine forces for an epic musical celebration.

Schubert's Winterreise  (Pianist, with Robert Frankum)

Sunday, March 15, 2016  Christ Church, Oyster Bay (NY)


Midland Chorale (MI) "Rhythm of your Voice" (Guest Conductor)

Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, Michigan

Sat-Sun March 5-6, 2016

Mozart: Requiem (Guest Conductor)

Thursday, July 9, 2015 with Westchester Chorale

Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro (Chorus Master, Harpsichord)

Britten: Albert Herring (Conductor)

The Bronx Opera Company (2015-2016)

October 26, 2014 at 3pm (Conductor) Video preview here

The Larchmont Symphonia Orchestra (100th anniversary concert)

World Premiere: Tedesco: Larchmont Woods (for violin and orchestra)

Joseph Jongen's Symphonie Concertante for organ and large orchesra

Douglas Kostner, organ  Nicole Sharlow, violin

August 29, 2014 at 7pm (Composer)  Word Premiere

Chase (after Haydn), for the Miller-Porfiris Duo

Point Counterpoint Chamber Music Festival, Brandon, VT


June 8, 2014 (Conductor/Music Director)

Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes; PDQ Bach: Liebeslieder Polkas


April 26, 2014 at 8pm (Conductor)

Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 - N.Y.C. Premiere of LVB's revisions