Singled out as “musically outstanding and visually delightful” (Cleveland Plain Dealer), and for her ability to make “the intent of the music come to life” (Broadway World), Michelle Humphreys performs music of the Baroque and modern eras, with frequent forays into music that falls between. She is passionate about seeking connections between different types of music and musicians, and performs and records with Opera Lafayette, Tempesta di Mare, Washington Bach Consort, National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra, Boston Early Music Festival, Three Notch’d Road, and Floyds Row. Michelle can be heard on seven opera recordings with Opera Lafayette (Naxos), and on the Tempesta di Mare recordings Comédie et Tragédie, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, and the 2019 release Telemann – The Concerti-En-Suite (Chandos).
A dedicated teacher, Michelle is Associate Professor of Percussion at Towson University and a frequent clinician. She a member of the Vic Firth Education Team and is a proud endorser of Grover Pro Percussion and Zildjian Cymbals.