Michelle grew up in Ohio and holds her BM from the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati and a Masters from the Eastman School of Music in New York. She has also receive the Professional Studies Diploma from the San Francisco Conservatory as a student of Jodi Levitz.
Michelle has been an active performer on both violin and viola working with orchestras such as the Rochester Philharmonic, the Erie Philharmonic, the Kentucky Symphony, and the Santa Cruz Symphony. She also enjoys chamber music and spent two years working with the Eastman Chamber Society, as well as two years as a fellow and coach for the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra.
Today, Michelle is active with the Altair Trio, Resonance Ensemble, and the California Pops Orchestra. In her spare time, wait, nope, she just had a baby, no spare time!