Michael A. Katterjohn is currently the conductor of the wind ensemble and percussion instructor at Augusta University. During the past 25 years, Michael has played with the Augusta Symphony, Augusta Choral Society, Augusta Opera, Augusta Players, Fort Gordon Dinner Theater, Savannah River Winds and many churches in the area.
Michael has been active as a conductor in Georgia and Illinois. He has experience teaching and conducting at all levels of education, from middle school to college. The highlight of Michael’s career was guest conducting the symphonic band at his alma mater, Wheaton College, conducting a piece by his favorite composer, Philip Sparke.
Mr. Katterjohn is an active arranger for concert band, jazz band, marching band and orchestra as well as smaller ensembles. He has three arrangements published through LifeWay Publishing Co. for church orchestra: Worship Chorales, Praise to the Lord Almighty, and Christ the Lord is Risen Today. In addition to writing music, he wrote the percussion chapter for the book, The Instrumental Resource for Church and School, published by LifeWay Church Resources.