A freelance musician in central Ohio, Michelle Tuesday is a professional singer, songwriter and writer with over 35 years of musical experience. Born into a musical family and classically trained through the collegiate level as a soprano and pianist, Michelle began performing professional engagements when she was 15. She has taught piano, guitar, drum, bass, rock band and voice lessons since 2003. Currently, she serves as praise band director and worship leader for Messiah Lutheran Church (since 2002) and plays at various restaurants in Columbus, Ohio, including regular gigs at Potbelly Sandwich Shop (since 2004.) Michelle Tuesday also performs regular acoustic shows at Pearl Market and Easton Farmers Market, New Albany Gardens, and a variety of other public and private venues. Her music is an eclectic mix of contemporary Christian music, folk, rock, country, pop, R&B, and jazz, all performed in her signature acoustic style. A typical gig might feature covers of such diverse artists as U2, The Beatles, Carole King, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, and Bruce Springsteen, as well as original songs.
Michelle also keeps a regularly updated blog which features tips and insights about practice, performance, and the world of music, along with new original music and goings-on at her music school. Michelle Tuesday Music School opened its first campus in Gahanna, Ohio in September 2010. MTMS Polaris Campus opened in September 2013.
“I have played piano since I was 5 and now teach, Michelle has been leading Pathways Praise Band at our church for years and as I work with her she is still teaching me new things everyday. Her motivation stems from her passion for those around her, she is motivated and gets things accomplished. Anybody who situates themselves around her will have an advocate in accomplishing their dreams.” – Rachel R.