Michael Lentz has designed for Winter Guards, Drum & Bugle Corps (DCI World & Open Class & DCA), Indoor Winds, HS Marching Bands and Stage Productions including a show at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Michael has designed WGI Finalist units in all six WGI Classes including 9 WGI Championship Units.

Michael recently became a costume designer with a notable design company that produces costumes for all marching pageantry arts.

Michael has been a clinician for numerous indoor & outdoor circuits all over the United States and is currently an independent adjudicator. Michael is a previous adjudicator for DCI & BOA, judging at the DCI World Championships Finals multiple times. Michael was the Education Director and Chief Judge and first President for the Ohio Indoor Performance Association (2007-2017)

Michael has been the Director and Designer of Onyx for the past 30 Years and he loves to travel, design and create with groups all over the United States. Some of these groups include UCF Pegasus World, Emanon World, Winston Churchill HS, Lincoln-Way HS, Marian Catholic HS, South Shore Drill Team, George Mason University, Stonewall Independent, White Sabers Drum & Bugle Corps, Boston Crusaders (Animal Farm) & many more.

Michael focuses on concepts, staging & drill design and production.