Born in Chester, and raised in Cambridge, England, Michelle began playing the piano at age seven and started composing original music very soon after. At 22 she moved to Los Angeles and started playing the local club circuit. Her songs started garnering the attention of music supervisors, and soon her music was featured in many TV shows.
By 2008 she was signed to a publishing deal at Windswept Pacific/BUG Music/BMG She has had cuts with French artist Nolwenn Leroy, French DJ Quentin Mosi (winners Star Academy) and Danish artist Teitur Lassen as well as leant her vocals to many DJ projects throughout Europe.
To date, Michelle’s music has been featured on every major US network and has served to enhance the drama on shows such as Grey’s Anatomy, Parenthood, Las Vegas, One Tree Hill, Smallville, How I Met Your Mother and Ghost Whisperer, as well as document the ‘real life’ trials on shows such as MTV’s The Hills and The City as well as So You Think You Can Dance, Biggest Loser and America’s Funniest Video’s.
Not limited to the small screen, Michelle’s music can be heard in many films, including Peaceful Warrior, Captivity, Sherrybaby, and Disney’s Bridge to Terabithia. Her songs and voice can be heard in Trailers (CBS Films 7500) and commercials (Canon Camera, Travelers Insurance) and in 2014 she scored the feature film Muffin Top.
Always writing and collaborating, Michelle has written and produced several CDs of music, experimenting with different styles and genres. As well as her own music, Michelle lends her songwriting, vocals and production to an Electronica project entitled ‘Pplrs’ with producer Chris Thompson and a children’s project entitled “Toozigoots" alongside long-time songwriting partner Meg Toohey (The Cold and Lovely, Waitress the Musical)
Michelle has also been a reoccurring volunteer at Rock and Roll Girls Camp Los Angeles since 2012, and a visiting songwriter at WriteGirl LA.