Michele Feldheim M.M. has been teaching and performing voice and piano for over twenty years. She has a B.M. in Jazz Piano and Composition from New England Conservatory of Music and Masters from UMass Amherst in Jazz Composition and Arranging.
She has taught Jazz Piano at Smith and Amherst Colleges for over 17 years and also taught Music full time at the High School and Elementary Level for 5 years in the Springfield Public Schools. Michele has also taught young people piano and voice at the Bancroft School in Worcester, the Royal Academy of Music in Shrewsbury, and the Red Barn in Amherst. Over the years Michele has performed in many groups including the Muse Jazz Ensemble, Solo, the Bok Choy Quartet, and is currently with the group Never Been to Spain. She also has experience as a Church pianist. Michele is happy to begin teaching locally at the Downtown Sounds Music Program.