Biography

Michelle Falcon was born in Hampshire and whilst at school was a member of the Southampton Youth Orchestra.  She studied English at Bath Spa University, gaining First Class Honours before deciding on a musical career.  Later, she completed post-graduate studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and converted permanently to playing the viola in 2009.  She continues to receive lessons from Martin Humbey of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.

Michelle still resides in the Bath region, working as a freelance performer, teacher and ensemble fixer.  She has played with numerous orchestras including Bath Baroque, the English Symphony Orchestra and Bath Philharmonia.  Other performances have included tours in France with Hampshire Sinfonietta, a concert with ‘The Priests’ at the Cadogan Hall, London and session work with BBC composer Howard Davidson.  As a founding member of the Bath Spa String Quartet, Michelle has played at the Bath International Music Festival and as a soloist recently performed concertos with the Argyle String Orchestra and Leicester Civic Orchestra.  She is passionate about performing chamber music and is in increasing demand as a soloist and recitalist.