'Farther than the Sun'is a collection of solo piano compositions .Michael Roberts was born in Sussex, England and began playing the piano at age four. From 1967 to 1975 he was production stage manager for Harold Prince in London's West End. In 1970 he became a dance accompanist for the Royal Ballet School. In 1975 he moved to Los Angeles where he works as a dance accompanist and composer. He has appeared in numerous TV shows and the movie 'Six Weeks' with Mary Tyler Moore, as well as playing for Juliet Prowse, who endorsed his original dance record albums. Other compositions include three original music for Ballet Class CD's, two New Age music cassette tapes,one New Age CD, three Theatre Musicals, as well as dance compositions, and a new release, 'Dancing Scores.' Currently he is a faculty member at the The Colburn School of performing Arts and faculty for American Ballet Theater Summer Intensives.