Michael studied Music at Princeton, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He then earned an MA and MPhil in Music Theory at Yale, where he is now finishing his PhD in the same discipline.
Michael graduated summa cum laude and with College Honors from Louisiana State University with a BS in Chemical Engineering and a BA in Economics. As a Phi Kappa Phi Fellow, Michael received an MPhil in Health, Medicine, and Society from the University of Cambridge. He's currently pursuing his MD at Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons