Michael Pandya specialises in song and chamber music and currently studies at the Royal Academy of Music where his teachers are Michael Dussek, James Baillieu and Ian Brown. He has appeared in performance alongside Graham Johnson, Jonathan Lemalu, Anna Huntley, Robin Tritschler, Eamonn Dougan, and has appeared in recital across the UK and Europe. In 2016 Michael won the Joan Chissells/Rex Stephens Schumann Lieder Prize, Vivian Langrish Piano Prize and Pianist Prize at the Rosenblatt North London Singing Competition.
Recent appearances include Wigmore Hall, KlavierFestRuhr in Germany, Oxford Lieder Festival, and Royal Over-Seas League London. Upcoming engagements include concerts at Oxford Lieder Festival, Leeds Lieder Festival and Newbury Spring Festival. Michael was Répétiteur Scholar for New Chamber Opera from 2013 to 2015, where he also directed six productions. His studies have been generously supported by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, Help Musicians UK, Leverhulme Trust, Clumber Studio Trust and Winifred Christie Trust.