Michael Kulinich was born in New York on the July 6th, 2000. He was introduced to the art of playing piano by his Mother, a professional musician, when was 6 years old. Ever since, he has kept a strong commitment to practicing and learning piano and music. From his early age until now he participated in National Piano Playing Auditions and received his High School Diploma in 2016 from National Guild of Piano Teachers earning a spot in the Top Talented Circle. Since he moved with his family to the Bay Area, he appeared in Music Festivals organized by Bay Area Music Association, regularly participated in his teacher's piano recitals, and volunteered in school and community events. In 2015 Michael performed together with Slavyanka Choir, San Francisco, during their tour in Boston. He won a Second Honor Roll in US Beacon International Piano Competition of 2015 and 2016 and First Honor Roll in California Young Chopin International Piano Competition in 2017. He also played in AFAF ( American Fine Art Festival) in New York in 2017.