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Michael Salmirs

Adjunct Lecturer



Michael Salmirs is a founding member and artistic director of Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble. He’s a recitalist and chamber pianist who has performed throughout New York and in Boston and Cleveland. Featured pianist on the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra Sunday Chamber Series. Toured and recorded for the Syracuse Society for New Music. The recipient of several new works composed for and dedicated to him as a soloist and as a member of the Crawford-Salmirs Duo. Soloist with Cayuga Chamber Orchestra. Studied at New England Conservatory and the Eastman School of Music. Teachers include Leonard Shure and Rebecca Penneys and composer Karel Husa. On the faculty at Hobart William Smith Colleges and at Syracuse University School of Music. Member of the music faculty since 1999.


  • New England Conservatory
  • Eastman School of Music

Research Interests

  • Piano Performance