Currently MYSO's Communications Director, Michelle held the position of Program Coordinator for MYSO from 1991 to 2000, and returned to the organization in 2008. Looking back, she considers some of her fondest memories to be related to MYSO, especially those involving the 1997 MYSO tour of Spain and Italy. As a musician Michelle performs regularly with the Concord Chamber Orchestra on flute and piccolo. She is a previous member of the Milwaukee Concert Band and South Shore Chamber Orchestra and in recent years has performed at Milwaukee’s Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist. Michelle holds a BA degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin (Madison) where she performed in several musical ensembles and studied flute with Robert Cole. From 1994 to 1999 she held the position of general manager of the Concord Chamber Orchestra. Michelle has designed publications for several non-profit organizations since 2001, and has completed coursework in digital media at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.