The German director and harpsichordist, Michael Behringer, studied Church Music in Freiburg; later he studied harpsichord playing and organ in Vienna and Amsterdam.

As a harpsichordist and continuo-player, Michael Behringer has travelled the world extensively, among others with Jordi SavallReinhard GoebelHan TolMusica Antiqua KölnHespèrion XXFreiburger Barockorchester and Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble.
Michael Behringer holds a teaching assignment at the Freiburg Musikhochschule.