Michael Engdahl



Michael Engdahl is a guitarist, composer, and educator based in Wichita, KS. He is a graduate of Wichita State University’s Jazz Studies program (B.M. ’14, M.M. ’17) where he performed with the Jazz Arts I Big Band, Guitar Ensemble and led multiple jazz combos.

As a performer, Michael shared the stage with Robert Randolph and the Family Band (Wichita River Festival 2015), Rebirth Brass Band (2016), Fingerprints Band (All That Jazz! Festival 2016), Marbin (2017) and The Kandinsky Effect (Wichita Jazz Festival 2017). He was a Semi-Finalist in the Wilson Center Guitar Competition and Festival in Brookefield, WI (2016).

As a composer/bandleader, he has written and composed music for his groups ME3 (Michael Engdahl Trio) and Odisea, releasing albums with both projects (www.michaeljengdahl.bandcamp.com).

As a sideman, he is a member of the jazz super-group Daydream, and performs regularly with the Jonathan Consiglio trio.

As an educator, Michael is currently an adjunct instructor at Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, KS, Bethel College in Newton, KS, and recently joined the music faculty at Emporia State University in Emporia, KS.

Michael Engdahl is endorsed by:


KMUW Best Local/Regional Albums of 2017

KMUW “A Musical Life: Michael Engdahl”

The Sunflower “Miller Concert Hall”

The Sunflower “Coriander Plants New Album”

ICT Connect Interview at R Coffeehouse

MCPW “Odisea Live! at Barleycorn’s” Review

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