Mike Przygoda is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, music director, and producer from Chicago. He has composed for film, commercials, live theatre, and dance as well as written chamber works, big band and orchestral arrangements, as well as his own songs. A one-man-band proficient in several instruments, he has performed as a studio session musician, in theatre pits, and with groups from jazz to hip hop, country to rock, jazz, classical, and many things in between. When not playing in other bands, he leads his own bands, music directs shows, and produces recordings for Chicagoland artists.
Though he's never been asked to prove it, he holds a BFA in music composition from Columbia College Chicago. He won a Jeff Award for Artistic Specialization in Percussion. He works as a teacher and accompanist at The Chicago High School For The Arts (ChiArts) and as a pretengineer for Speed-Fi Productions.