Heidi Gerber-Salins
and Mike Griffith

At the time Mike contributed to recording some of the cymbal percusion on this album, he was a recording engineer with Bias Recording Studio. While Mike was a staff recording engineer at Bias Studios in Springfield, VA he resided in the Metropolitan DC area where he continued playing with local groups.

Before that Mike was a fixture on the Tidewater, Virginia music scene for almost 3 decades. He cut his professional teeth as a teenager with the Fifes and Drums of Colonial Williamsburg. In between he did stints as a drummer for both Busch Gardens and Kings Dominion.

Mike studied music at both the Shenandoah Conservatory for Music (Winchester, VA), and Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA).

As a percussionist, Mike has performed and recorded every type of music, from Classical percussion to German Octoberfest music to rock and roll and jazz.

He has released 2 albums of his own compositions.

Mike was a finalist in the Songwriters Association of Washington song writing contest.

The Songwriters Association of Washington presents an annual songwriters contest called THE MID-ATLANTIC SONG CONTEST. For details see MASC.

As of 2021 Mike resided in Hampton Roads, VA and was a recording engineer there.

He continues being active as a drummer/percusionist.

He is passing on his knowledge of playing percussion instruments as a teacher.

(Heidi Gerber-Salins is discussed on other pages, including: Producer-Phase I; under Arrangers-Phase I; and as Duet Partner.)

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