Michael Santoro
1722B Bryant 94110
San Francisco CA



Michael Santoro
Xiao, Xun, Bawu

Musician/ Producer Michael Santoro performs on several Chinese traditional wind instruments, including the
dong xiao (vertical flute), bawu (transverse flute), and xun (globular ocarina). In addition to being
Artistic Director and founding member of the Jumping Buddha Ensemble, he performs regularly with various
Chinese musicians & Cantonese ensembles in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Michael founded the thriving world music, non-profit Door-Dog Music Productions, which introduces various
world musical traditions to students, teachers, and general audiences in San Francisco and surrounding
counties. He is dedicated to live music production and is quite active with music and multi-cultural
education and has received funding from California Arts Council, San Francisco Grants for the Arts, San
Francisco Arts Commission, Zellerbach Family Fund, Fort Mason Foundation, & Arts International. Michael
is also Program Director of the Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company.

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