Being one of the strongest driving force behind the jazz scene in Malaysia, Michael Veerapen is set to take the main stage with his many talents. He launched his career even before graduating from the prestigious Berklee College of Music with Suma Cum Laude in 1982, making a name for himself in the industry.
He has become a renowned jazz pianist, a composer, and even a musical director for some of Malaysia’s top performers like the legendary, Sudirman. In more recent times, he has composed and directed several highly successful musicals including ‘SuperMokh’, ‘Lat Kampung Boy’ – for which he won the coveted BOH Cameronian Award for Best Composer.
Last year, he was the music director, composer, and orchestrator for the grand and successful opening ceremony of the 2017 SEA Games held in Kuala Lumpur and it was a spectacle to behold as it was broadcasted live to all major ASEAN countries. With an impressive professional track record to date, audiences can anticipate an extraordinary performance!