A Charlotte native and early music tenor, Michael H. Trammell has sung in festivals and concerts all over the world. Recently, he performed J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio in Schwäbisch-Gmünd, Germany and with the Bach Cantata Academy for the Thüringer Bachwochen in Weimar, Germany under the distinguished baton of renowned Bach specialist, Helmuth Rilling. Previously, Michael was also part of the Internationale BachAkademie in Stuttgart, Germany under the direction of Hans-Christoph Rademann.
Stateside, Michael has performed with Holy Trinity Lutheran’s Bach Vespers series in New York City under the direction of Donald Meineke. He was also invited to the Amherst Early Music Festival in New London, Connecticut where he appeared as both Valére and Damon in Kevin Mallon and Drew Minter’s production of Jean-Philippe Rameau’s rarely performed opera, Les Indes galantes.
In his hometown of Charlotte, Michael H. Trammell is the Tenor Section Leader at Myers Park Presbyterian Church and performs with the Charlotte Symphony Chorus, Charlotte Symphony Chamber Chorus, Charlotte Catholic Chorale, and VOX – Firebird Arts Alliance. Michael has also performed with Opera Carolina, the Carolina Men’s Chorus, and Piedmont Baroque Consortium. In the 2018-19 season, he will appear with Bach Akademie Charlotte, the Winston-Salem Symphony Chamber Singers, the Choral Arts Society of Davidson, and the Taylor Festival Singers in Charleston, SC.
Mr. Trammell is President of Bach Akademie Charlotte, an organization dedicated to historically informed performances of the music of J.S. Bach and of his contemporaries through year-round programming and the presentation of the annual Charlotte Bach Festival. Michael received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and is married to Andrea Mumm Trammell. They live in Charlotte where he loves to cook, entertain friends, watch his Clemson Tigers, play with their dog Amelia, and take vacations to the mountains.