Michael Lucarelli completed his Master of Music degree in Guitar Performance in 1992 at the University of Arizona, and his Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City where he cureently teaches guitar and Yoga through the Life Long Learning program.
Mr. Lucarelli has concretized throughout the United States for over fifteen years. He has appeared on several radio and television programs including the TV series " Touched by an Angel." Mr. Lucarelli has been on the Utah Performing Arts Tour roster for several seasons and in 1995, he was the recipient of an Individual Artist Grant from the Utah Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. Aside from being critically acclaimed as a solo artist, Michael's six CD's: Inspiracao, Collage, Mystical Dance, Romamza(with mandolinist Martin Zwick), Romantic Christmas(with violinist Kelly Parkinson), and Michael Lucarelli plays the Beatles have received enthusiastic reviews worldwide. Mr. Lucarelli resides in Salt Lake City with his wife Shalha.
Returning to the mandolin(instrument of his youth) after a career as principal clarinet of the Utah Symphony orchestra, Martin rejoices in the change of pace, the breath of repertoire and the fun of performing with guitarist Michael Lucarelli