Michelle Harper

Style: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre


Title: Owner and Studio Director

Bio: Michelle is a native of St. Louis, MO. She began her vocal studies under the direction of Dee Pavelka with the Opera Theatre of St. Louis Artist in Training program in 2003. She went on to study opera at The Boston Conservatory, before transferring and finishing her opera and jazz studies at Webster University in St. Louis. Michelle now resides in Platte County with her husband, James, and three amazing bonus kids, Chase, James Jr., and Emma. In 2018, Michelle founded Harper Haus Music Company in Platte City, MO. She teaches private voice lessons and theatre classes to students of all ages. Michelle has performed the Star Spangled Banner and Canadian anthem for several St. Louis and Kansas City sporting events, and was also invited to perform the halftime show for a sold-out Arrowhead Stadium during the Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders breast cancer awareness game in 2013. A few of her local theatre credits include Princess Fiona in SHREK: The Musical, Donna Sheridan in Mamma Mia!, Sister Mary Hubert in Nunsense, Mrs. Gloop in Willy Wonka, Shelby in Steel Magnolias, and Portia in Cinderella. Most recently, Michelle made her Culture House and Kauffman Center debut, as Miss Honey in their 2023 summer Broadway production of Matilda! She also performs alongside Joshua Shockey in their self made show, Duetable, and currently serves on the board for Weston Community Theatre.

Voice Type: Mezzo-soprano

Music Styles Taught: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre

Availability: I am available as a performer; I have a wait-list for private lessons; I am currently accepting private students; I offer lessons in a group environment

Contact Information


200 Main Street
Platte City, MO
USA 64079

TEL: 816-600-3740

E-mail: harperhausmc@gmail.com
Web: www.harperhausmc.com

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