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“[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) 

Recent (pre-Covid)
P E R F O R M A N C E S  and Events
Current and Upcoming
P E R F O R M A N C E S  and Events

Lincoln Center Messiah Sing-In (Guest Conductor)

Wednesday, December 19, 2019 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.

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.

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)

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.

14th Annual Spring Gala Concert (Conductor)

Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 4pm - Christ Church , Oyster Bay

"Songs of the Moon at Pentecost"

(honoring 50th anniverasry of the moon landings)

Brahms: Die Mainacht

Bach: Cantata No. 34

Christ Church Festival Orchestra and Adult Choir

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.

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


Long Island Choral Society Concert, Mendelssohn and Remembrance (Conductor)

Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 4pm at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Seaford

Postponed from Veteran's Day due to Covid, this concert celebrates Peace over War, with highlights from Mendelssohn's Elijah, and favorites honoring our Veterans, including "A Salute to the Armed Forces", "God Bless America", and man others.

Winter Harbor Music Festival, Die Fledermaus (Conductor)

Saturday, December 31 at 7pm at Hammond Hall (Winter Harbor, Maine)

A complete performance with orchestra of the classic opera Die Fledermaus, by Johann Strauss II.  (Tickets available at the door.)

Lessons and Carols (Conductor and organist)

Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 4pm at Christ Church Oyster Bay

An annual tradition, Christ Church presents a Festival of Lessons and carols featuring the Adult and Treble Choirs in music of Bach, Philip Ledger, Walford Davies, Herbert Howells.

92nd Street Y Recital (piano, and piano four hands)

Friday, December 12 at 2pm at 92Y Art Gallery

With his wife Dr. Arielle Levioff, Mr. Haigler presents works inspired by childhood in honor of their newborn son Noah Benjamin Haigler Levioff.  Music includes Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's Dream overture, Schumann's Kinderszenen, and Cecile Chaminade's Album des Engants, plus music by J.S.Bach, J.C.F.Bach, and Glinka (all on a 9-foot Steinway Grand).

The Long Island Choral Society: Messiah (Conductor)

Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 4pm at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Seaford

Part 1 and highlights from parts 2 and 3

The Long Island Choral Society Spring Concert (Conductor)

Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 4pm at Garden City Community Church

Haydn's Mass in Time of Trouble, and Handel's Zadok the Priest.

The Christ Church Annual Spring Gala Concert (Conductor) -- PENDING

Sunday, June 5, 2022 at 4pm at Christ Church in Oyster Bay

Music by Beethoven, honoring 250 years since his birth:

  Music to include the Hallelujah from The Mount of Olives,
  The Choral Fantasy, and the Elegaic Song, and more

Leipzig, Germany (Pianist) -- POSTPONED due to Covid

January 30, 2022 at Schumann-Haus (Inselstraße 18, 04103 Leipzig)

Program: A Most Musical Marriage: Robert and Clara Schumann

With pianist Dr. Arielle Levioff (Other dates TBA)


Winter Harbor Music Director (Conductor)

August 19-22 (Winter Harbor, Maine); Mozart: The Impresario (with full orchestra)

Point Counterpoint Faculty Recital (Pianist and co-Director)

"Pianos on the Point" Session

Wednesday September 9, at 7:30pm, Champlain Valley Unitarian Church

Beethoven: Waldstien Sonata; Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (piano duet)


Bronx Opera (Chorus Master) Lehman College, Bronx
Mozart's Don Giovanni -- January 11, 12, 17, 18 (7:30pm and 2:30pm)

Hudson Valley Chorale (Conductor/Artistic Director)

Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 3pm; Dominican Convent, Sparkill, NY (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 due to Covid]

 Sunday, March 8 at 12pm -- Christ Church Oyster Bay (LI)

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

Winter Harbor Music Director (Conductor)

Pergolesi: La Serva Padrona (a brief comic opera)

Socially distanced, outdoor performance with orchestra

Saturday, August 16 at 6pm at Gouldsboro Town Park

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