Michelle Parker has been playing the violin for 20 years and counting. She holds a degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in English Studies although her focus is on strings. Michelle began teaching violin in high school and has continued her passion for education ever since.
While at U of I, Michelle played with the Music Major’s Orchestra Philharmonic along with a two year position as the Illini Strings’ Concertmistress.
Outside of school, she has played with the Classical Symphony Orchestra, the Wheaton Symphony, the Muscatine Sympony in Iowa and many others across the Midwest.