Michael Ching


Art Songs, arrangements, and operatic excerpts by composer Michael Ching. Use the navigation buttons and collection tags on the righthand side to get around the site. Orders are usually fulfilled within a day or two.


Michael Ching is the composer of operas, including SPEED DATING TONIGHT!, RSBE, THRIVERS, EIGHT WOODS AND A VAN, COMPLETING THE PICTURE, ALICE RYLEY and ANNA HUNTER, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, opera a cappella, SLAYING THE DRAGON, CORPS OF DISCOVERY, BUOSO’S GHOST, KING OF THE CLOUDS, OUT OF THE RAIN, FAITH, and LEO. He is a composer/librettist, conductor, and songwriter working out of Ames, Iowa. His new opera, NOTES ON VIARDOT, will premiere in April 2024 at the University of South Dakota, Vermillion.

A recording of Michael's opera, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, opera a cappella is available at Albany Records or through Amazon. His popular opera SPEED DATING TONIGHT! is available directly through the composer. BUOSO'S GHOST and his song cycle, ARRANGEMENTS AND DERANGEMENTS OF SCHUBERT are available through ECS. There is a new recording of A&D by the ARK Trio on Navona Records.

PDFs of Songs and arrangements can be purchased here at shopify with paypal, apple pay, google pay, and credit cards.

There are free downloads at Michael's Blog down the right hand side of the page. These include perusal scores of SPEED DATING TONIGHT! and RSBE and information on how to license them.

Photos by Lance Murphey and Nancy Smith Blackwell