Mr. Gaisler holds a Masters Degree in Violin Performance and Pedagogy. He studied in Kishinev and in Moscow with Prof. M.A.Garlitsky. Since 2005 Michael is Associate Professor at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, after he had been Associate Professor at TAU (2001-5).
Michael has taught Master Classes and Workshops in the US, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Russia and Romania. He also holds Master Classes, private lessons and teacher’s seminars all over Israel (including Matan and Mishkenot Sha'ananim).
Born in Kishinev Mr. Gaisler served as the Concertmaster of the Orchestra in the Opera House and Professor of Violin at the Music College, Kishinev. After he immigrated to Israel he became Instructor of violin and viola and chamber music coach at the Tel Aviv Conservatory of Music.
Mr. Gaisler founded and directed a string orchestra comprised of students from both the Jerusalem and Tel Aviv academies. While teaching in the U.S he was Assistant Director, Professor of Violin and Chamber Music at the Academy of Strings, UCSD (1988-90) and Music Director and Conductor of "Strings of San Diego" (1990-2000), Founder and Music Director of Southwest Music Institute.
Many of Mr. Gaisler’s students won national and international competitions and went on with their musical careers as soloists, orchestra players and teachers all over the world.