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Michael Young

Michael is a:
Lyricist
Songwriter
Musician
Singer
Composer

Member ID: M258282
Genres: Classical, Country, Indie, Pop
Joined: 23 Sep, 2021
City: Tooele, UT
Country: United States
Looking For: Singers, Producers, Composers
Charges for services: Yes
Rate: $25 per hour

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I'm a lyricist looking for musicians to write music to my lyrics.
I'm a singer who writes songs. I am looking for musicians/composers/producers to help complete my songs.

Description:
Michael is a graduate of Brigham Young University and Western Governors University with degrees in German Teaching, Music, Educational Leadership and Instructional Design. Though he grew up traveling the world with his military father, he now lives in Utah with his wife, Jen, and his two sons, where he teaches in a German dual language immersion program. He enjoys acting in community theater, playing and writing music and spending time with his family. He played for several years with the handbell choir Bells on Temple Square and is now a member of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square. He is the author of the novels in The Canticle Kingdom Series, The Last Archangel Series, the Chess Quest Series and the Penultimate Dawn Cycle (The Hunger, The Thirst, The Longing), as well as the non-fiction work, The Song of the Righteous. He has also had work featured in various online and print magazines such as Bards and Sages Quarterly, Mindflights, Meridian, Nugent Magazine, The New Era, Keeping Tab, Allegory, Liahona, and Ensign. He has also won honorable mention three times in the Writers of the Future contest. He runs several podcasts, including “Chapter and Verse” and “Songs for All Seasons”.

Dreams and ambitions:
My biggest goal right now is to produce musicals that can be performed in community theaters and beyond to help people, young and old, feel the thrill of the theater.

Music

Close Every Door
Uploaded November 1, 2021

Sample lyrics:


SONG: SHOOT FOR THE STARS 
BILLY 
1. 
I'LL SHOOT FOR THE STARS. 5 
I'LL SHOOT FOR THE STARS TODAY. 7 
I KNOW I WON'T HIT THEM 5 
BUT I'LL SHOOT THEM ANYWAY! 7 

TODAY WILL BE ACTS I AND II 8 
MY GREATEST WISH DONE WHEN THEY’RE THROUGH! 8 
I'LL SOAR INTO SPACE 5 
I’LL SOAR PAST SATURN AND MARS 7 

WHO KNOWS WHERE I'LL LAND 5 
WHEN I CAN SHOOT FOR THE STARS? 7 

2. 
I'LL FOLLOW MY HEART. 5 
I'LL FOLLOW MY HEART TODAY. 7 
AIM CUPID'S ARROW 5 
AND MAKE MY LOVE HERE TO STAY. 7 

SOON I’LL POP THE BIGGEST QUESTION 8 
MY HEART SINGS AT THE SUGGESTION! 8 

I'LL RUN TO MY LOVE 5 
AND SOON SHE WILL BE MY OWN 7 
AND THEN EVERY DAY 5 
I WILL NEVER BE ALONE! 7 

3. 
I'LL CLIMB TO THE TOP 5 
I'LL CLIMB TO THE TOP TODAY. 7 
I'LL REACH THE TOP RUNG 5 
AND WON'T GIVE MY SPOT AWAY. 7 

I’LL REACH AND SNAG THAT PROMOTION. 8 
EVERY STEP IS UPWARD MOTION! 8 

I'LL RUN TO MY BOSS 5 
SAY, "I BELIEVE THAT’S MY SEAT." 7 

AND THEN MY WHOLE LIFE 5 
WILL BE FULLY COMPLETE! 5 

CODA 
THE GIRL OF MY DREAMS, 5 
THE INSANE UPWARD MOTION 7 
TRUE FORTUNE AND FAME 5 
AND A FANCY PROMOTION, 7 
YESTERDAY IT WOULD SEEM TOO FAR 8 
BUT NOW IT TURNS OUT…I’M THE STAR! 8 
TO THE STARS! 3