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Ph: Keegan Carlson

June 2020

2020 Austrian American Foundation Faber Young Conductors Fellowship

This fellowship provides promising young conductors (age 30 or younger) from the United States the opportunity to spend up to four weeks at the Salzburg Festival observing the world’s leading conductors and artists at work during rehearsals and performances.


May 2020

20/21 Project Inclusion Conducting Freeman Fellowship  

Michelle will be joining Project Inclusion with the Chicago Sinfonietta for the 20/21 season as a Fellow/Auditor.

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May 5, 2020

Michelle Graduated with a Doctoral Degree in Music

Michelle defended her research paper in April 2020 titled "A Survey on a Set of Emigreé Female Conductors in the U.S.: Challenges and Perceptions. She now is a Doctor of Musical Arts with emphasis in Orchestral Conducting, title granted by Arizona State University.

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