28 September, 2022
Michelle Jacques is the Artistic Director/founder of the CHELLE! and Friends NOLA big band and CHELLE’S JUKE JOINT Acappella Quintet. Michelle is Vice President of the Governor’s Board of The SF Recording Academy, and the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus. Michelle performed educational programs for the S. F. Symphony’s Adventures in Music, Cazadero Performing Arts Family Camp, Stern Grove, Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco, CMEA Bay Section Conference Clinician, Oakland Youth Chorus, lecturer at University of San Francisco on music standards K through 8 and the Oakland School for the Arts.
Michelle’s credits: recipient of the 2021 InterMusic SF grant for the upcoming 2022 production of “Daughters of the Delta Project”, City Of Oakland, Individual Artist grant for 2008, winner of the 1992 CARA for “Best Folk/Progressive Song”, “Home Africa”, 2010 movie “La Mission” with Benjamin Bratt and renowned Grammy Award winning producers Camilo and Greg Landau.