Originally from South Korea, Michelle started classical music training from a young age and she completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition at Seoul National University. To continue pursuing her passion as a professional musician, she moved to Boston, MA, and graduated from Berklee College of Music, Magna Cum Laude, with a Professional Diploma of Music in Film Scoring. She also received a Master’s Degree in Music Composition from the University of Southern California.
Michelle has performed as an arranger and an accompanist in the Southern California area, including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Wilshire Ebell Theatre and the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts. She also works as an orchestrator and an arranger for church choirs. At MI, Michelle teaches Ear Training, Keyboard Proficiency, Pro Reading Ensemble, Counterpoint, Composition Private Lesson and Independent Study.