Piano works by Chopin, Bach, Brahms, Debussy, and Gershwin.
?I have been deeply impressed by Michelle Cann?s playing, its fine musical intelligence and emotional depth. She has the eloquence and authority of a born performer.? ?Richard Goode
?She is a colorist who can charm, and also an athletic powerhouse who can sweep the listener off his or her feet.? ?Southampton Press
?Michelle Cann . . . was a compelling, sparkling virtuoso? ? ?Boston Musical Intelligencer
Michelle Cann began studying piano at the age of? seven and since then has placed in various state, national, and international competitions including the Music Teacher?s National Association Competition, the International Russian Piano Music Competition, the Gilmore Piano Foundation Competition, and the Blount Young Artists National?Competition. She made her orchestral debut at the age of 14 and since then has been invited to perform with various orchestras including the Florida Orchestra, Tampa Bay Symphony, Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the Cleveland Institute of Music Symphony Orchestra. She has performed on the nationally broadcast radio show,? ?From the Top,? hosted by pianist Christopher O? Riley; was featured as the inaugural performer on WRTI 90.1 Philadelphia?s new series, ?In Recital,? and select performances have been broadcast regularly on Philadelphia?s WHYY Television.
Michelle has worked with many esteemed artists who include world-renowned pianists Paul Schenly, Daniel Shapiro, Joela Jones, Sergei Babayan, Jerome Lowenthal and Richard Goode. ?During past summers Michelle has been accepted into such competitive programs as Taos Chamber Music Festival and School, Yellow Barn Chamber Music Festival and the Perlman Music Program Chamber Music festival directed by renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman. Other engagements include performances in the South Hampton Cultural Center, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory, and the Woodmere Art Museum.