Michael A. Hamil

Piano/Guitar/Bassoon

Michael A. Hamil

About Michael A. Hamil

  • Born in 1958 in Krakow, Poland.
  • Here he created and lead vocal/instrumental band “Bethlehem” (1974-1980).
  • In early 1980s immigrated to Chicago, USA, where he lives to date. Serviced local Polish Community (population of about 1.2 mil.) by publishing editorials in Dziennik Chicagowski, Alfa, Nowe Zycie… participating in radio programs in 1987- present: WNVR 1030, WNWI 1080, WPNA1490, WCEV 1450 and reported on TV station “Polvision” in 1993. Wrote over 150 pieces of music from classic to contemporary, from jazz to sacral music with his biggest work of “Symphoniette” for classic orchestra.
  • Michael plays piano and other instruments since early childhood. He leads/directs music/vocal groups in local American and Slavic Churches: Ukrainian Pentecostal Church in 1983-1987, Polish Christian Center in 1987-1991, Niles Assembly of God in 1991-1995, Northwest Assembly of God 1996-2004, Algonquin Community Church in 2002, Moody Bible Institute in 2003, Polish Evangelical Fellowship in 2005-present, Cancer Support Group of Willow Creek Church in 2006-present, Deliverance Temple 2013-present and Alpha And Omega 2017-present.
  • Choir, orchestra, band conductor, composer, arranger, music teacher, poet.
  • Teaches piano, guitar and bassoon.