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 early music, contemporary music, and all that falls between. She is passionate about seeking connections between different types of music and musicians with their cultures. Michelle 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. She 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, and serves on the University Pedagogy Committee of the Percussive Arts Society.