Michael Veazey was educated in Gloucestershire and then studied music at Leeds University, The Franz Liszt Academy, Weimar (Germany) and the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester.
After a period as a freelance horn-player and teacher, during which he conducted amateur orchestras, he studied conducting at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. There, his teachers included Adrian Partington (Artistic Director of the National Chorus of Wales), Howard Williams (former chorus master at English National Opera and former Music Director of the Pécs Symphony Orchestra, Hungary), and Anthony Negus and Gareth Jones of the Music Staff of Welsh National Opera.
Orchestras Michael has conducted have included the Leeds Mozart Players, The Clifton Chamber Orchestra in Bristol, The Exeter University Symphony Orchestra and the Symphony Orchestra of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, at venues including St. David’s Hall, Cardiff and Fairfield Halls, Croydon.
Michael has taken conducting masterclasses with Jorma Panula, Christian Gansch, Christopher Adey, Siân Edwards and Martyn Brabbins and worked with Adrian Partington and Paul Spicer.