He is President of The Recording Academy Los Angeles Chapter and has served on the Board of Governors in L.A. for several years. Mike is an active supporter of The Academy’s GRAMMY® U initiative and other mentoring programs such as National GRAMMY Career Day and has hosted various film screenings and panel discussions. In 2005, he founded the film scoring curriculum of the GRAMMY Foundation’s GRAMMY Camp — a summer program that immerses high school students in professional film scoring, among other disciplines of the music industry.
Knobloch is an active alumnus of Northwestern University and a member of the NU Dean’s Advisory Committee. He is a host and advocate for the school’s internship program. Born and raised in New York, he lives in Los Angeles with his wife and children.