Michelle Howland is a certified piano educator and performer, specialized in teaching young talented children. She has established an exceptional reputation for earning awards with her students, such as piano competitions for young children throughout Germany, and the Victoria Performing Arts Festival in Canada. Her students have achieved high marks and received many valuable scholarship awards. They have participated for many years in events such as Canada Music Week, and Beethovenfest Bonn.
During her recent years in Germany, Michelle Howland has combined art and music together to create an environment that exposes children to music in different ways. She created a “Piano Theatre” by combining children’s classical stories and plays with piano music, such as “Little Red Riding Hood,” “The Princess and the Pea,” and “Little Match Girl.” Most recently, she designed a project combining ballet and piano together, as an artistic vision using two Chopin Nocturnes.
Moreover, Michelle has organized many charity events and concerts, and has worked to promote classical music, especially to a younger audience.
Michelle Yen-Howland continued her further piano studies in Canada and became a teacher at Victoria Conservatory of Music since 1994 right after she graduated.
Michelle Yen-Howland has established an exceptional reputation for earning awards for her students in the Victoria Performing Arts Festival in Canada. Each year, her students received top prizes for the best Classical work, best Romantic work and the best Concert performance. Her students also participated yearly in reputable events such as the Canada Music Week.