- M I C A H J. T A P P E -
guitar / bass / voice / keys / audio production / studio & live sound
Leave It To Us Lead Guitarist First Show – March 6, '14, Florida
Phase5 Guitarist Performances '13, Florida
7 Under Cover Guitarist Performances '13, Florida
Irish Echos Guitarist Performances '13, Florida
Henry Moth Guitarist/Vocalist Performances '13. Florida
Hadley's Hope Guitarist/Bassist/Vocalist/Songwriter Performances '10-'13, Southeast US
ColdKiss Band Manager/Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter Performances '11, Florida
TSS Records Band Manager Minor Label Management '10, US
CakeMix Studios Composer/Musician Various Productions '09, US
Killing Chaos Guitarist (Lead)/Vocalist Performances '09, Florida
Dear Father Guitarist (Lead)/Vocalist Performamces '09. Florida
Shift Release Guitarist (Lead)/Vocalist Performances '09, Florida
Smooches Productions Composer / Arranger Paul Mitchell – House Of Blues
StarStudded Productions Composer / Musician Various Productions '08-'09, MI
The Loveless Sound Guitarist (Lead)/Pianist/Vocalist/ Audio Tech Performances '08-'09, SE US
Vegetarian Festival Guitarist (Lead) Ben Hensley 2008, Florida
Florida Music Festival Guitarist (Lead) Ben Hensley 2008, Florida
Oracle Guitarist (Lead)/Pianist/Vocalist Performances '07-present, SE US
Ben Hensley Guitarist (Lead)/Vocalist Performances '06-'11, Florida
Deland Music Festival Guitarist (Lead) Ben Hensley, 2006, Florida
The Epic Drone Guitarist/Pianist/Vocalist/ Audio Tech Performances '01-2006, Florida
Opposing Forces Guitarist (Lead) Concerts, 2000, Florida
Jesse James Project Guitarist (Lead)/Vocalist/Keyboardist Performances, 2000-2002, Florida
Yellowcard Guitarist (Rhythm) Concerts, '99-'00 Touring Southeast US
Element Guitarist (Lead)/Audio Technician Performances '99-2000, Florida
J.A. Magnum Keyboardist/Guitarist (Lead) Performances '97-2002, Florida
Ember Pianist/Guitarist (Lead) Concerts '97-1998, Florida
Band-Aid Concert Guitarist (Rhythm)/ Audio Technician Yellowcard, 2001
Instrumental Music Experience:
Piano: Classically trained 1986-2001
Studied under Stephen Tappe, Ace Martin, Mark O'Connor, Peggy Flemming, and Anne Quinney
Douglas Anderson School of the Arts- Piano/Guitar major 1997-2001
Voice: Classically trained 1988-2001
Studied under Stephen Tappe, Karen Knowles
Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) 1991-2003
RSCM Head Chorister 1992-1999
RSCM- Toured nationally 1993-2003
Guitar: Classically trained
Studied under Don Casper, Ace Martin, Mark O'Connor
Douglas Anderson School of the Arts- Piano/Guitar major (Classical, Blues, Jazz, and Rock) 1997-2001
Disney Cruise Line – Entertainment – Character Performer/Musician September 2010 – June 2011
Performance acting/singing/dancing in several shows. Guitarist for ship's onboard band.
The Right Combination Studio– Musical Director/Teacher April 2007 – Present
Teaching private piano, voice, guitar (classical, blues, jazz, rock), and bass.
Walt Disney World, Co.– Entertainment- Character Performer June 2003 – April 2012
Performance acting/dancing in numerous shows and parades.
Tokyo Disney Resort – Entertainment – Character Performer September 2005 – April 2006
Performance acting/dancing in numerous shows and parades. September 2007 – May 2008
Universal Orlando – Universal Studios – Show Performer April 2012 – Present
Performance acting/dancing in shows and parades.
Busch Gardens – Tampa, FL. - Entertainment – Guitarist March 2013 – Present
Play guitar for stage shows.
Douglas Anderson School of the Arts – Jacksonville, FL (1997-2001) High School Diploma
9th Grade – Piano major. Performed in numerous concerts given by the school.
10th-12th Grade: Double major in piano and guitar. Played in many performances. Joined the Jazz Ensemble as a jazz guitarist.
Awards & Recognition:
1st Place in piano competition- 1997 & 1998
“Most Improved Musician”- 1998 & 1999
Invited guest classical guitarist for Mayor of Jacksonville – 2000 – Museum of Science & History
1st place Jazz Ensemble competition- 2001.