As Piano Squall, Michael Gluck performs videogame and anime music at piano concerts to raise money for charity. Since 2003, he has given concerts in sixteen different states to benefit organizations such as The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Race for the Cure, Baltimore Reads, The Maryland Food Bank, The Matthew Foster Foundation, and Tsunami Relief. Michael also donates a portion of all personal proceeds to The National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
In 2005, Michael performed at the anime convention Otakon for an audience of three thousand people, and later that year, he was featured on MTV's website in recognition for his contributions to the world of videogame music. In 2007, he released his debut album, entitled GAME, the first videogame and anime piano solo CD to be published by an independent musician. The album has garnered the attention and accolades of such assorted gaming websites as SEMO, Music4Games.Net, Destructoid, RPGamer, and RPGFan.