Mike Schmid

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Mike Schmid is an American singer/songwriter, as well as the keyboard player and backing vocalist for The Chainsmokers, Miley Cyrus, Troye Sivan and many other pop acts.

He began his career in the band Aggressive Little Juice Machine. He then went on to release his debut self-titled album in 2001.[1] In 2006 he released "The High Cost of Living (A Love Story)" and the Christmas EP "Snow Day". In 2008 the album "The House We Built" was released[1] and "Let It Out" released in 2011.[2]

Mike is the keyboardist for Miley Cyrus, and has been playing with her since she was Hannah Montana at 13 years old. In addition, he was the bandleader, keyboardist and background vocalist for Troye Sivan. After that he was the keyboardist and background vocalist for The Chainsmokers and has worked with Broods, Daya, Cassidee Pope, Sara Ramirez, Connie Kim, Jen Foster, Jordan Fisher, Sabrina Carpenter, Laura Morano, Right the Stars, Christina Grimmie, Betty Who,Jonas Brothers, Billy Ray Cyrus, Sheryl Crow, Who Is Fancy,Arden Cho, Heffron Drive, Rob Giles, Colton Dixon and Stefano Langone, Kenna, Chantal Kreviazuk, Van Hunt, Aly & AJ, the Corrs, Jessica Sanchez, and many others.

He has also written and sung on many dance collaborations with DJs all over the world, like "No One Can Touch You Now" with Cosmic Gate, "Follow" with Noah Neiman, "Restart" with KhoMha, as well as "Stay with Me, "Heart of Stone," and "Flash X" with ATB.

Mike has been on many other tours, including: Memories Do Not Open (The Chainsmokers), Wonder World Tour, Best of Both Worlds Tour, Gypsy Heart Tour[3], the Bangerz Tour (Miley Cyrus), The Blue Neighborhood Tour (Troye Sivan), and many others.

Mike has played on many shows, such as The Tonight Show, Good Morning America The Today Show, Saturday Night Live, Ellen,American Idol, The Voice: Belgium, James Corden, and many more.

He won the grand prize in the USA Songwriting Competition in 2012 for his song "Can You See All the Colors." [4]

His songs have been featured in several TV shows including So You Think You Can Dance, The Real World, Felicity, The Bad Girls Club,[1] and Flashpoint, "CSI:Miami," "Jersey Shore," "Friday Night Lights," "Made,""All My Children, The X Factor,""Charmed," "Everwood,""The Black Donnellys," in the film "The Ultimate Gift" and many more.

He has 6 albums out. You can find them on iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby, Spotify and more.

Mike has been featured as a keyboardist in many videos. Some include the "Backyard Sessions" videos, "Troye Sivan,Youth Acoustic Sydney Session", and has played at the World Music Awards alongside Miley Cyrus.

Mike has a 10 year old son and a girlfriend. They currently reside in Los Angeles.

Mike attended Waynesboro Area Senior High School, Waynesboro, PA.[5] He graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2001 with a degree in song writing.[6][7]