Michelle began her own musical journey at the age of six with private piano study, followed by an arts diploma from the Booker High School of Visual and Performing Arts. She received a B.A. in Music from Kennesaw State University, with an emphasis in piano performance and piano pedagogy.
As an educator, Michelle has spent the last 25 years teaching music students of all ages in her private studio, as well as in the classroom. Music education is her passion and vocation, and she feels privileged to share in each student's musical journey.
As a performer, Michelle has played with a variety of musical ensembles, from community orchestras and local theater orchestras, to civic choirs, several churches, and has often been a soloist at concerts and private events.